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Fables de La Fontaine
(Edition Mango, 1995)
This is a beautiful, large, hardbound book, remarkable for its sensual and lavish illustrations. Each fable, including the doublet of The Heron and The Girl, is allotted two pages for text and illustration. The texts ...
A Hundred Fables of LaFontaine
(Distributed by Crown PublishersGreenwich House: Crown Publishers, 1983)
Alphabetical list of fables at the front. Each of the hundred fables has a striking black-and-white illustration by Billinghurst. The translations seem short and to the point.
La Fontaine's Fables
(André Deutsch, 1984)
This book snuck up on me. The pictures are adequate. The poetic renditions of LaFontaine are good, brief enough, and sometimes quite witty. Surprises: the frogs and rabbits are both cowards; the crow is flattered for ...
Fables Choisies de Jean de La Fontaine
(Editions BIOTOP, 1998)
This miniature book follows upon Biotop's earlier miniature 11 Fables de La Fontaine (1993), featuring the illustrations of Olivier Le Pahun. Here there is only the cover illustration, repeated in black-and-white as ...
La Fontaine: Selected Fables
(Clarendon Press, 1918)
Here is a standard English-language textbook for reading La Fontaine in French. First published in 1918, it was reprinted six times before this 1944 printing. It presents seventy-three fables with notes and vocabulary. ...
La Fontaine: Fables Choisies
(L. Martinet: Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, 1900?)
I already have a copy of this book found in 1999 for more than six times the cost of this copy. I include this book in the collection not simply because I am so fond of it but also because it has a different number on the ...
Fables Mises en Vers, Tome I
(Librairie Armand Colin, 1960)
Bibliothèque de Cluny is a series of some fifty or sixty French and international classics. This is a standard paperback of the first six books of La Fontaine's fables, with an introduction at the beginning and notes, ...
Fables de La Fontaine
(Jules Tallandier, 1906)
Here is a second copy of this magnificent book! I keep it in the collection because both copies have seen extensive wear. This copy is better externally and the original copy from Bookhouse, Arlington, VA, in 1991 is ...
La Fontaine pour Rire: 18 Fables de Dominique Bonnaud
(Librairie Delagrave, 1928)
The cover has a fox saying to La Fontaine's statue Good man, good man, you are not the master in your own house when we are there. This book has fun with fifteen fables of La Fontaine on some 60 large-format pages. In ...
La Fontaine: Fables, Tome II
(Éditions de la Vieille France, 1950)
Here is a new star in the collection! The engravings on copper are lovely, if sometimes a little risque. This second volume of three covers the rest of Book 5 through the first part of Book 10. Among the best illustrations ...