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Fables de la Fontaine
(Pierre Didot l'Ainé et de Firmin Didot, 1817)
Here is a curious find. It combines a first half of La Fontaine's fables first published in An VII but now labelled 1817 with a second half still labelled An VII. Not only do I have copies of both halves, but I have just ...
La Fontaine's Fables Now First Translated from the French By Robert Thomson With Elegant Engraved Figures
This book is a curious find representing three-fourths of another edition, sold (and published?) eleven years later by a publishing house and bookstore still thriving in Paris. Chenu in Paris did a first edition set of ...