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Select Fables in Prose and Verse
(Samuel Wood, 1811)
Someone has written First edition on the first page of this small (3½ x 5¼) pamphlet. It contains thirteen fables in its fifty pages. In the title-page's illustration, Aesop holds up a mirror that shines back on human ...
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 ...
Fables de Gay, Traduites en Vers Français
(Chez Ancelle, Libraire, 1811)
Here is a wonderful little find! Bodemann lists this edition as #11.12. All fifty of Gay's first edition of fables are here, concluding with Le Lièvre qui a beaucoup d'amis. Seven of the fables have strong landscape ...