DORAT, Claude.

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DORAT, Claude.
Fables or Philosophical Allegories. Lahaye & Paris, Delalain, 1772. In-8 (225 x 140 mm) of a frontispiece by Marillier engraved by de Ghendt, XXIV pp. whose title is decorated with a large vignette, 176 pp., 3 dont l'errata, 1 engraved allegorical plate; red morocco, triple gilt fillet framing, decorated spine with nerves, castors on the cups, gilt edges (contemporary binding). First edition of the Fables and the first attempt at illustration for this book, "with the help of skilful artists who were to create the following year one of the most pleasant books of the 18th century [New Fables]" (by Ricci). Nice copy; dry stamp 'Artbiblio' on guard. Cohen-de Ricci, 313.
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