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Fables de la Fontaine I
(Éditions du Sagittaire], 1931)
I first found this book twenty-two years ago. That copy had a companion second volume, as this one does not. It remains a favorite of mine, and I found this copy at the stall of a favorite seller who is both a Seine ...
La Fontaine: Fables et Oeuvres Choisies
(Ed. PrivatH. Didier, Libraire-Editeur, 1935)
This is a 963-page high school textbook. Its great contribution lies in the documentary black-and-white photographic illustrations. These present a broad range of material, from the cover of Nevelet (1610; Fig. 51) to ...
LâFonten den Hikâyeler
(Muallim Ahmet Halit Kitaphanesi, 1934)
Alp Gencata writes to me that this is the first La Fontaine book in Turkish, printed six years after the Turkish alphabet found general use. There are forty-five fables on 95 pages. This book opens with a T of C, photocopied ...
Fables de la Fontaine: Album: Premiere Série
(Editions Senefo, 1935)
Here is a curious find. It is a pamphlet of 20 pages, 8¼" x 10½". It presents ten La Fontaine fables with lovely two-colored illustrations. Each fable illustration is a full left-hand page in two colors. The right-hand ...
Dix Fables de La Fontaine
(Aux Dépens d'un Amateur, 1931)
The first task upon receiving this portfolio was to organize it. It seems complete. The outer jacket is in only fair condition. The ten engravings are in good condition. The format is about 10" x 13", with illustrations ...
Les plus belles fables de La Fontaine
(Imagerie Merveilleuse de l'Enfance, 1937)
This twelve-page oversized (9¼" x 12¼") pamphlet has been a fascinating find, and the questions are not answered yet. Seven fables are presented with strong colored woodcut illustrations in a booklet inscribed in 1937. ...