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70 2011 Fables Lambert aîné
70/2011 [Fables]. Lambert aîné. Le jeu des fables ou Fables de Lafontaine mises en action, avec figures coloriées et découpées. Vol. A. and B. Paris, the author/ Nepveu/ Lefuel (1x w. pasted over address of A. Giroux), n.d. (1818-1819), 2 sets, each w. text part: 32/ 32p., each w. fold. engr. plate (12x15 cm.), contemp. unif. marbled wr., obl. 8vo., paper wallet containing 27 (of 31) / 29 (of 32 or 33) handcol. cut-out inset figures and (hand)col. board plate, together in contemp. unif. marbled board sleeve w. mounted engr. label.

- Set A lacks 4 pieces; set B lacks 3 or 4 pieces (according to the publisher set B contains 33 figures, but the legenda plate shows 32).

= Two sets of these very rare so-called slot books or games. The cut-out figures could be placed in the right slot of the board background plate and illustrate one of the fables mentioned in the text parts. There were 4 sets published. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXI.

€ (1.500-2.500)