Contes et Nouvelles
Livraria Lello presents number 487 of Contest et Nouvelles from a limited edition. The two volumes, with illustrated paperback covers, which in this edition feature the tales and novels of La Fontaine, contain a total of five books. A celebration of love and desire, accompanied by bold illustrations by the Italian artist Umberto Brunelleschi. Young bachelors, nuns and priests, gallant characters and betrayed husbands play the leading roles in these Contes et Nouvelles, full of the satire that renders them one of the great masterpieces in licentious literature.