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Fables de La Fontaine avec Les Commentaires de Coste, Vol. I
(Chez Billois, Libraire, quai des Augustins, 1810)
This lovely little pair of volumes seems to be a reprinting of Bodemann #135.11, published in 1802. They are small in size, 3½ x 5½. The illustrations seem to be done after Oudry, though, as the Bodemann comment indicates, ...
Fables de La Fontaine, Vol. I, avec de nouvelles gravures executées en relief
(Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1811)
This pair of volumes represents quite a little find. As I learned from a David O'Neal offering of the books, this edition represented a first in printing history. Duplat's experiment in relief engraving in stone combined ...