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Jean de la Fontaine: Fables
(Bookking International, 1993)
Here is an extra copy of this book. This is one of the few editions of La Fontaine's fables which I have that does not add some notes. There is a two-page life at the beginning and an AI at the back. The French will, ...
La Fontaine's Fables: A Selection
(Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1905)
Here is the second of three copies of this book that I am keeping in the collection. This copy has a gray cloth background for its covers, while the others have lime cloth (Ripping Yarns) and a pictorial cover (Barns). ...
Fables de La Fontaine: Première Partie
(Librairie Illustrée. Paris: Jules Tallandier, 1906)
This volume, in poor condition, duplicates another already in the collection. It may be the earlier of the two. Several things are different. The color of the cover-boards is cream rather than white. The formatting of ...
Love & Folly: Selected Fables and Tales of La Fontaine
(Welcome Rain Publishers, 2002)
This book uses Ponsot's translations done originally for Selected Fables and Tales of La Fontaine by the New American Library in 1966. It adds several good features to those good translations. There is first of all a ...
Fables de La Fontaine: Cent Fables Choisies
(Librairie Renouard, 1904)
One of the most beautiful books in the collection, and in very good condition. Apparently unknown to standard bibliographers like Quinnam, Hobbs, and Bassy, it is in my favorite private collection. It is well described ...
Fables de La Fontaine
My best Doré. A huge and heavy book. A wonderful showpiece for the eighty-four full-page wood engravings; the many head and tail pieces come out unusually distinctly here too. The spine has been nicely reconstructed. ...
Choix de Fables de La Fontaine, Tome Premier
(Imprimerie de Tsoukidji-Tokio, 1894)
Here is the gem of the collection! What a marvelous pair of volumes! Each of the fourteen fables has a two-page illustration printed on only one side of the paper. The best here include: The Swallow and the Small Birds, ...
Choix de Fables de La Fontaine, Tome Second
Here is the gem of the collection! What a marvelous pair of volumes! Each of the fourteen fables has a two-page illustration printed on only one side of the paper. The best here include: The Cock and the Fox, The Monkey ...
Die Fabeln des Jean de LaFontaine
(Georg MuellerGeorg Müller, 1911)
A magnificently preserved book. Eighty-two fables done in nicely rhyming German, with about thirty small reproductions of Oudry interspersed. T of C at rear.
(Librairie P. Ducrocq, 1885)
A surprise sitting on the kids' shelf. Actually fifty-one fables from seventeen fabulists, most brief and illustrated with nice vignettes. The best art is of the ass and the thieves (13), GGE (28), the travellers and the ...