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Fables des animaux: d'Esope à La Fontaine
(Editions Lito, 1962)
Copyright Editions AMZ Milan. The page before the title-page reads Le Grand Livre des Fables. Is that a series to which this book might belong? This is my fifth book using Bodini's illustrations. It is the largest and ...
The Father, his Son and their Donkey/Hermes and the Wood-cutter/The Rich Man and his Servant.
(Oxford University Press, 1971)
Nice changes inculturate these fables: Ibrahim and Ali are given native skin and clothing. Hermes becomes the god of a river. The servant and the rich man con each other.
Favole di animali: Fiabe di la Fontaine, Fedro e Esopo.
(AMZ Editrice, 1960)
Colorful and often useful pictures. I like the one of the ant giving hell to the grasshopper. Good faces too on the fox with and moving away from the grapes. Style is simple but colorful, and the cut of the pictures ...
Merveilleuses Fables de La Fontaine
(Henri Veyrier, 1991)
This may be the first time that I am aware of in which the bookseller was also the publisher! Beurtheret's numerous full-page illustrations are all signed in 1990. They are done in crayon or chalk or some other form of ...
Pop-Up Fable Fun
(London: Chatto and Windus. Los Angeles: Intervisual Communications, 1978)
A new combination for me: a pop-up with picture-changing (not 3-D) glasses, unfortunately not present with this book. The boy crying Wolf! and the woodchopper needing an axe-handle are cleverly put into the same pop-up ...
Les Fables du Rat: Esopo, Fedro, La Fontaine
(Del Duca: Éditions Mondiales, 1963)
Here is a lively large-format book for children gathering seven well-known fables about rats. Each fable gets a two-page spread except the last, which has three pages. Prose texts share the page with colored illustrations. ...
Tesoro de Fábulas: Esopo, La Fontaine, Samaniego, Iriarte y Otros
(Fernández Editores, 1991)
As the T of C at the back shows, this paperback includes thirty fables from Aesop, eight from the Panchatantra, three from Phaedrus, thirty-two from La Fontaine, fourteen from Samaniego, twenty from Iriarte, six from ...
Fontaine's Fables, With Which Are Included Aesop's Fables.
(Small Maynard & Company,, 1922)
This book has some fascinating features among its forty-three fables from LaFontaine (through 75) and its fifty-four from Aesop. There is never more than one fable to a page. The LaFontaine portion seems to me to represent ...
The Fables of Aesop (Cover and spine: Aesop's Fables)
(Albert Whitman, 1925)
Here is a singular find. I had never seen this book before, and I cannot find it mentioned in Hobbs, Quinnam, or Lindseth. I checked for a formulaic text adapted from LaFontaine and Croxall identified as this book's ...
Fiabe di La Fontaine
(Editrice AMZ, 1960)
This book largely reproduces, in both verbatim texts and exactly the same illustrations, Favole di animali: Fiabe di la Fontaine, Fedro e Esopo by the same publisher, which I have listed under 1960/80. See my comments ...