Auction 443 / Lot n° 131

LA FONTAINE Jean de (1621-1695) - Les Amours de Psiche et de Cupidon [completo dell'] Adonis poeme. Paris: Claude Barbin, 1669. First edition of these text dedicated to the Duchess Bouillon. The poem Adonis is sometimes lacking but present in this copy. 8vo (177 x 112mm). Small woodcut device on title, woodcut headpieces and initials, separate half-title to the poem Adonis at the end (some light staining and occasional browning). Contemporary mottled calf (rebacked preserving old spine, corners bumped). The lot is accompanied by a export license.

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 1,500 - 2,500€

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