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(Éditions Médicis, 1965)
"Here is an unusual and curious effort. Zaug has created some 140 30-line poems and arranged them alphabetically, as the closing T of C shows. The collection is preceded by a dedication, an invocation of La Fontaine, and ...
Fabel von Bahndamm und andere Fablen & Texte
(Verlag Eremiten-Presse, 1977)
"Here is another book about which I can honestly say: "I have no idea what to do with this book!" I believe it honors "VauO," Viktor Otto Stomps, by presenting some of his works along with strong full-page woodcuts. I ...
Fables de La Fontaine (Cover: Fables de La Fontaine Illustrées)
(L. Sanard, Éditeur, 1901)
"The specialty of this broken little volume is the full-page reproduction of 76 of Jean-Baptist Oudry's illustrations. The book has a surprising organization. It is divided into thirds, with a list of illustrations and ...
Fables in Frames: La Fontaine and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century France
(Peter Lang, 1997)
"I wish I could take the time to read through this study! Powell argues, I believe, that increased interest in La Fontaine in the nineteenth century arose largely from the visual artists who interpreted the fabulist in ...
Fables sous rêve (1960-1970)
"Oops! This book seems to have the form of a journal. A casual glance does not find more than a metaphorical sense to "fable" here. I keep it in the collection to warn off the next collector!"
Les Fables de La Fontaine
(Éditions de la Fontaine au Roi, 1988)
"Here is a good showcasing of both Doré and La Fontaine, whom the back cover of the dust jacket here calls "la suprème manifestation du génie français." "Texte integral" is on the dust jacket and title page. The reproductions ...
Fábulas de los mejores autores
(Éditiorial Andina, 1973)
"While the title page adds "de los mejores autores," the page before adds " Una rigurosa colección de las mas famosas fábulas" as a subtitle. The most surprising thing about this paperback book is the selection of fabulists ...
Zhitiye Spavnioho Basnotvorca Esopa/Vitae Aesopi Versio Russica
(Cimelia Bohemica, 1968)
"I realized after spending extensive time with this publication and then cataloguing it that I already have a copy, purchased for just $8 in 2001. Because of the unusual character of the publication -- and because there ...
Aesop's Fables Profusely Illustrated
(The World Publishing Co., 1910)
"There is already a copy of this book in the collection, found in 1992. Now some 33 years later, I have found a copy in better condition with a dust jacket. It is hard to believe that the book was printed as early as ...
(Metten Verlag, 1952)
"I am surprised at how enjoyable these short interchanges are. They are witty, one to a page for 58 pages. Here are some samples: "The bear is after your life" said the ass to the lion. "Could be, but that he would trust ...