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Fables de la Fontaine
(Pierre Didot l'Ainé et de Firmin Didot, 1817)
Here is a curious find. It combines a first half of La Fontaine's fables first published in An VII but now labelled 1817 with a second half still labelled An VII. Not only do I have copies of both halves, but I have just ...
Fables de La Fontaine, Vol. II, avec de nouvelles gravures executées en relief
(Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1811)
See my comments on Vol. I. Enjoy the father's frustration in the background as his daughter rejects yet another suitor (14). MM (25) is dramatic; Bodemann notes that it was done after a work by Moreau. The Oyster and ...