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Esope en Belle Humeur
(Chez François Foppens, 1693)
The title continues Ou Derniere Traduction et Augmentation de ses Fables, en Prose, et en Vers. As Bodemann notes, there are 157 fables on 360 pages, followed by an AI. A strong frontispiece starts the book facing the ...
Labyrinte de Versailles 1677
(Editions du Moniteur, 1677)
This is perhaps the sixth book I have found presenting the Labyrinthe at Versailles. I continue to be fascinated and somewhat confused by the subject. My confusion here arises from a book I just catalogued: Contes et ...
Les Fables d'Esope Phrygien: Traduction Nouuelle. Illustrée de Discours Moraux, Philosophiques & Politiques
(Chez Pierre Rocolet, 1659)
I already have a copy of a 1660 Baudoin. I mention there the Paris edition by du Bray in 1659. Bodemann writes at the end of the comment on that 1659 edition that other copies have three other publishers' names: Rocolet, ...
Aesopi Phrygis Fabulae
(Apvd Ioannem Tornaesivmapud Ioannem Tornaesium, 1619)
One of the gems of this collection. Undersized and fragile. Bilingual in columns of Greek and Latin for its first few sections: definitions of fable by Aphthonius and Philostratos; life of Aesop; and 150 fables (beginning ...
The Fables of Aesop Paraphras'd in Verse
(William Andrews Clark Memorial Library University of California,William Andrews Clark Memorial Library: UCLA, 1668)
The versions here are longish and filled with topical references. The illustrations are quite faint. Several put another fable's picture in the background. The best illustrations for me might be The Head and the Members ...
Fables d'Esope en Quatraines dont Il y en a une Partie au Labyrinthe de Versailles
(Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy/Kessinger Publishing, 1678)
One learns from Wikipedia that André Le Nôtre initially planned a maze of unadorned paths in 1665, but in 1669, Charles Perrault advised Louis XIV to include thirty-nine hydraulic fountains each representing one of the ...