AESOP.  En Bellehumeur.  Brussels: 1700.  Full green morocco.  2 parts in one.
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HARREWYN, JACQUES, illustrator. Esope en Bellehumeur, ou derniere traduction, et augmentation de ses fables en prose, et en vers. Brussels: François Foppens, 1700.
US$ 1,000 - 2,000
£590 - 1,200
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HARREWYN, JACQUES, illustrator.
Esope en Bellehumeur, ou derniere traduction, et augmentation de ses fables en prose, et en vers. Brussels: François Foppens, 1700.
2 volumes in one. 8vo (153 x 89 mm). [3]-224; 208, [15] pp. First title and first page of first fable printed in red and black. Engraved frontispiece. Fables illustrated with half-page engraved illustrations. Full green morocco gilt by Petit-Simier, red morocco inlays to covers and spine compartments, all edges gilt. Spine evenly tanned.

Lovely copy in an attractive French binding. The engravings are mostly signed Harrewyn and are dark impressions.
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