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Fabels van La Fontaine
(Prisma paperback: Spectrum, 1940)
Poorer reproductions of Grandville's engravings than in the 1976 third printing. Also a different cover. The last of these Dutch fables has a different translator, M. Nijhoff.
Fables of La Fontaine
(Derby & Jackson, 1860)
One of the loveliest books I have. The leather, the gilding, and especially the illustrations are first-class. AI on xli (facing a great engraving of the animals at LaFontaine's tomb). Lovely title pages. Unfortunately ...
LaFontaine: Selected Fables: Uncorrected Proof.
(Allen Lane, 1979)
This is a fascinating little paperbound volume. The double paperbound covers are identical with those in the adjacent listing for Viking's hardbound. The inside (paper) cover has the illustration (of the eagle, hare, and ...