Tales and Fables in French and English



[000085] Fenelon, Fr. De Salignac De La Motte; (Bellamy, D. Trans.), Tales and Fables in French and English. Written Originally for the Instruction of a Young Prince, Bickham, G., J. Deighton, London, 1789, Reprint, Good+. Half Calf and Boards, 4to, [4], 78pp, [2], 86pp.

Modern half-calf and marbled boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, bands bordered by gilt double rules, remaining panels with central gilt device, externally very good indeed.

Internally some occasional light foxing and staining mainly to plates, C3 torn from top-edge down about four inches, catching text but with no loss, but generally fairly clean and bright.

Engraved portrait frontispiece by Bickham, and twenty-seven plates (as called for). The first 78pp are in French, with the 86pp English translation following