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    [Jean de la Fontaine]. Elizur Wright, Jr., translator. J.J. Grandville, illustrator. Fables of La Fontaine. New York: Derby & Jackson, 1860. Later edition. Publisher's decorative full leather binding with gilt titles and decoration. All edges gilt. Front and rear joints cracked. Boards bowed. Some rubbing, scabbing and edgewear to extremities. Front cover starting. Backstrip peeling with some loss at spine ends. Some minor foxing and toning scattered throughout. Owner's ink inscription. Good. From the collection of Zita Books.



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    September, 2014
    18th Thursday
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