La Fontaine's Tales: Imitated in English Verse. In Two Volumes
Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed for C. Chapple
Date Published: 1814
Edition: First edition in English
Book Id: 40603
286; 360pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Two unbound volumes of loose gatherings with marbled edges, housed in a custom made clamshell box with blue cloth and a red gilt stamped cloth title label on the spine. The box is in very good condition, with mild surface and edge wear. The pages are age-toned and have sporadic light foxing.
A first complete English edition of Jean de La Fontaine's most famous work.