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Fables de La Fontaine Enrichies de Gravures
(J.B. Rolland & Fils, 1890)
This is one of the legion of French editions whose title-page claims dans laquelle on aperçoit d'un coup d'oeil la moralité de la fable. It is an undistinguished 306-page text for students with a T of C at the end except ...
The Fables of La Fontaine (Flowered Cover)
(H.M. Caldwell Company, 1881)
This book repeats in all but two respects an edition with the same bibliographical information. First, it has a lovely floral cover, part of which is done against a white leatherette background. Secondly, the H.M. Caldwell ...
(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 ...
Select Fables of La Fontaine With English Notes
(Whittaker and Co./Bell and Daldy, 1864)
This schoolbook offers one-hundred-and-twenty fables with extensive English notes. There are four pages of advertisements at either end of the book. Formerly the property of the Department of Romance Languages at the ...
Fables de la Fontaine
(Saintin libraire de la cour,, 1820)
This is a small (3 x 4½) but plump book with appropriately small print on its 376 pages. The AI at the back is followed by four pages of advertisements. This book's special feature lies in the ten pages of engravings ...
Fables de La Fontaine
(Alfred Mame et Fils, 1870)
A fine little book with 240 small, very good imitations of Grandville's illustrations. It takes close looking to see how the wood-engraver departs from Grandville. AI at the back. The first illustration is slightly ...
Fables de J. La Fontaine
(F. Didot frèresParis: Librairie de Firmin Didot Fréres, Fils et Cie, 1859)
Perhaps the loveliest non-illustrated LaFontaine in this collection. The careful owners in this last, unexpected Albuquerque stop did not know that they had this book. Very good condition. Calf binding with marbled ...
Fables Choisies de La Fontaine
(William R. Jenkins Co., 1892)
There are fifty fables with helpful notes in this small school reader. T of C at the end. The seller, Tom Hopper, noted wistfully that he would like to learn French and Latin to read books like these.
La Fontaine: A Present for the Young From the French
(Weeks, Jordan and Company, 1839)
This is an unusual--and an unusually expensive--little volume. It has its title clearly engraved in gold on its green cloth cover. There are 108 pages of verse fables without illustrations. Now, here is a pleasant ...
Fables de La Fontaine
(Avallon. Comynet, Imprimeur-Librairie, 1835)
A small book of the complete fables in contemporary marbled boards. Its special feature is four pages of six square wood engravings each (frontispiece and facing 40, 90, 114). It would be a delight to track down the ...