Fables choisies pour les enfants

1888
Illustrated by Maurice Boutet de Monvel (French, 1851–1913), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Printer and Publisher E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie.


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 27.3 x 1.3 cm (9 1/8 x 10 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.45.48

Medium or Technique

Printed book with color photo-relief illustrations

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Plon , Nourrit et Cie [1888]) Oblong quarto; 48 pages, plus publisher advertisement; original publisher’s gilt- and black stamped decorative brown cloth boards.

Illustrations to La Fontaine’s fables.


Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie. [1888]

Inscription

Pen and ink on title: "Susan Cabot"

Provenance

Mrs. Arthur T. Cabot; her estate, by whom given to MFA, May 10, 1945.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Arthur T.Cabot