Antiquariaat Goltzius: Illustrated Literature
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Bekker, Elisabeth Wolff; Agatha Deken
Fabelen, uitgegeven door E. Bekker Wed. A. Wolff en A. Deken. Den Haag, Isaac van Cleef, 1784.
Book block without binding. The first page has the name H. Duin written in pencil. The contents until page V suffer from water- and bookworm damage. The book is in fair state. 14 x 22,5 cm, [2] [xxxxi][3] 1-172 pp. With the medallion portraits of Wolff and Deken in front of the title page. The book contains 40 emblem-like Illustrations after J. Buys, engraved by A. Cardon. Only the title page illustration is signed, but the other illustrations show the same characteristics.
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Book number: 6943
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La Fontaine, Jean de
Fabelen van J. De la Fontaine in Nederduitsche vaerzen. (set of 4), Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1805.
Set of four hardcovers with leather spines and paper covered boards. The spines are divided in six shields of which the second shield shows the gilded title on a red background and the fourth the volume. The mock ribs are decorated with a gilded pattern. Each volume contains an ex libris (Dr. O.H. Dijkstra). The spines of volume two and four are slightly loose at the top. The corners of all the books are a bit worn. Overall the books are in good condition (no foxing). Rare edition. 13 x 21 cm, vol. 1. [4] 1-208 pp., vol. 2. [4] 209-450 pp., vol. 3. [4] 451-676 pp., vol. 4. [4] 677-916 pp. The books are illustrated and engraved by J. Punt and Vinkeles (each story is accompanied by an engraving).l The French author Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was one of the most influential fable writers of all time. Although his stories are loosely based on the work of old masters like Aesopus and Phaedrus, they were of such quality that they became immensely
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Book number: 8711
€  517.50 [Appr.: US$ 557.16 | £UK 444.5 | JP¥ 81066]

la Fontaine, Jean de
Fables de J. de la Fontaine. Illustrees de 120 gravures par J. Desandré et W.H. Freeman, Paris, Bernardin Béchet, 1868.
Red leather-look hardcover with a bordeaux leather spine. The spine is divided in five shields of which the second shield shows the title. The page edges are gilded. The top and bottom of the spine are a bit worn and the insides show some foxing. Overall state good. 11,5 x 18 cm, [4] 1-432 pp. Frontispiece of La Fontaine, with tissue guard and many half- and full-page illustrations by J. Desandré and W. H. Freeman. The illustrations are engraved by several different artists.l This book is another beautiful example of romanticism in French book illustration. The pictures by J. Desandré an W.H. Freeman are very clear in what they represent. Their human figures each have individual characters, which makes their stories really com
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Book number: 38985
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La Fontaine, Jean de
Fables choisies de La Fontaine, précédées de sa vie. Nouvelle Edition, a laquelle on a ajoute? des notes explicatives; a? l'usage des Maisons d'Education. Tournay, J. Casterman, n.d. [1852].
Brown leather hardcover whit gilt decoration and title on the spine. The spine and board edges are scuffed and the front board shows faded handwriting. Marbled edges with some pen marks.The first endpaper contains a handwritten description (Kon. Antheneum Antw.). The contents display some smudges, writing and small tears. The first and last page show larger tears. [1] [page 15-18 incorrectly rebound] iii-x, 11-248 pp. The work contains sixty-six woodcuts, two per page. The plates correspond to the fables on the surrounding pages.l This French version of the fables of La Fontaine is published in Belgium as a study book for young people to educate them in morality. B2364
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Book number: 60870
€  138.00 [Appr.: US$ 148.58 | £UK 118.5 | JP¥ 21618]

Gellert, Christian Furchtegott
C. F. Gellert's Fabelen en vertelsels, in Nederduitsche verzen gevolgd. Dordrecht, J. de Vos en Comp., 1830.
Hardcover with red half linen binding covered with red and brown dotted paper. The binding is in very good condition. The content shows some light foxing and barely noticeable water damage at the bottom of the pages. 11,5 x 18,5 cm, [6] [iv] 1-296 [6]. With four plates from the first edition after J. Buys, engraved by N. v. d. Meer.l C. F. Gellert (1715-1769) was a German poet. He studied theology at the University of Leipzig where he became professor of literature, philosophy and rhetoric. He wrote in order to raise the religious and moral character of the people. His fables are a gr