Title: The Fables of La Fontaine
Author: Jean De La Fontaine, Walter Thornbury (trans), Gustave Doré (illustrations)
Publisher: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, exact date unknown. Inscription reveals it to be no later than 1875.
Condition: Hardcover, leather spine and corners. Very large and very heavy book, with a huge number of illustrations by Gustave Doré. Magnificent. Tightly bound, some pages toned and lightly foxed, but overall in good condition for its age. Some wear and tear on marbled boards.