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Fables (1860): Jean de La Fontaine
(General Books LLC Publication, 1860)
Perhaps copied from the second volume of an 1860 edition by Derby and Jackson, which I have in one volume purchased from First Folio of Buchanan, TN, in June, 1988. Becoming acquainted with this publication has been ...
Fables de J. de la Fontaine Illustrées de 120 Gravures
Here is Bodemann #341.1, larger and with much more robust illustrations than in the edition of Bernardin-Béchet et Fils (notice the addition there of et Fils, not found on this edition's title-page). There are 432 pages ...
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 J. de la Fontaine
(Bernardin-Béchet et Fils, 1869)
This little volume is identical, except for its cover, with later volumes I have Urbino in Boston in 1870 and from Bernardin-Béchet et Fils in Paris in 1875. (There may be some small changes in the 1885 printing from the ...
The Fables of La Fontaine
(Cassel Petter and Galpin,Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1868)
Might this be the first edition of the English-language edition of Doré that Anne Stevenson Hobbs praises (100), especially for its large print and generous format? She lists 1868 as its date in brackets, which I take to ...
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 ...