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Fables de La Fontaine, Tome Premier
(L'Imprimerie de la Veuve Bodoni, 1814)
Giambattista Bodoni, creator of the typeface named after him, died in 1813. According to Wikipedia, the various printing houses he managed produced roughly 1,200 fine editions. This is a magnificent volume containing the ...
Fables de La Fontaine
This fragile little book containing two volumes is Bodemann #223. It has a lovely frontispiece, which Bodemann reprints, of La Fontaine and Aesop writing under trees. The two authors are identified under the illustration. ...
Les fables et la vie d'Esope le Phrygien. Avec le sens moral en quatre vers. Traduites du Grec, dédiées à la jeunesse
(Chez les Frères Deckherr, 1814)
Here is a hardy paperbound book of 144 pages, including 74 rectangular illustrations, regularly 2½" x 1½". There are also occasional printer's designs. Here is the bookseller's description: "In-12 broché, 144 pages. Orné ...