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Fables de La Fontaine / avec les dessins de Gustave Doré.

Author/Creator:
La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695 author.
Standardized Title:
Fables
Publication:
Paris : Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie ..., 1868.
Manufacture:
À Paris : Imprimerie générale de Ch. Lahure ...
Format/Description:
Book
[6], LX, 864 pages : illustrations ; 38 cm
Subjects:
Fables, French.
Fables, French.
Childrens subjects:
Fables, French.
Form/Genre:
Fables.
Fables.
Place of Publication:
France Paris.
Notes:
"Premier tirage."--Leblanc.
"Ouvrage contenant, hors texte, le portrait de La Fontaine dessiné par A. Sandoz et reproduit par l'héliogravure, et 84 compositions de Doré, à pleine page, gravées sur bois et comprises dans la pagination, plus 248 vinettes, en-têtes et culs-de-lampe, gravées sur bois, dans le texte."--Leblanc.
"Notice sur Jean de La Fontaine" signed: Geruzez.
Includes indexes.
Local notes:
Rudolph Doré Collection copy imperfect: frontispiece portrait of La Fontaine wanting.
Kislak Center Rudolph Doré Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Robert I. Rudolph, M.D., C’67, M’71, GME’75.
Rudolph Doré Collection copy has dated 19th-century autograph ("Charlotte I. Ellis 1868") on blank leaf following front free endpaper; dated 19th-century autograph ("Charlotte I. Ellis Dec. 1867-") at head of title leaf.
Rudolph Doré Collection copy: pages 49-64 bound in out of order between pages 80 and 81.
Penn Provenance:
Rudolph, Robert I., M.D. (donor) (Rudolph Doré Collection of Gustave Doré copy)
Ellis, Charlotte I. (autograph) (Rudolph Doré Collection of Gustave Doré copy)
Penn Chronology:
1868
Cited in:
Leblanc, H. Catalogue de l’œuvre complet de Gustave Doré, pages 205-207
Contributor:
Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883, illustrator.
Geruzez, E. (Eugène), 1799-1865, writer of supplementary textual content.
Lahure, Charles, printer.
Rudolph, Robert I., M.D., former owner.
Ellis, Charlotte I., former owner.
Hachette (Firm), publisher.
Robert I. Rudolph Collection of Gustave Doré (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695. Fables. Fables de La Fontaine.
OCLC:
4664241
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