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Nouveau Recueil de Fables et Historiettes Mis en Vers
(Imprimerie Bénard et CompagnieLibrairie classique, 1852)
The title continues Sujets puisés en partie dans des Livres arabes, persans, etc. a la Portée des Enfants. Opening the cover presents the first curiosity. The cover changes the title-page's date of publication from 1852 ...
Fables de Florian. Églogues et Contes en Vers
(Librairie pittoresque de la jenunesseLibrairie pittoresque de la jeunesse, 1852)
The title goes on: Ruth, Tobie, Le Chien d'Espagne, Le Chien de Chasse. I am delighted to see Wolfgang Metzner agree with my impression that the fable illustrations here often imitate Grandville (Bodemann, #321,1). His ...
Fables de La Fontaine Illustrées.
(A. Mame et CompanieTours, 1852)
A complete little edition, with lots of simple engravings. Juno on 82 is scratched out: was someone saving the purity of the Capuchins? The book was owned by two of their monasteries. Inscribed: 1852? T of C at the ...
Funfzig Fabeln für Kinder, Nebst einem ernsthaften Anhange
(Friedrich Andreas Perthes, 1852)
This is apparently Bodemann 277.3. That the illustrations are new by contrast with the 1833 first edition is clear from the illustration for the first story, where the crow now faces left and the background now presents ...
Select Fables from Aesop and Others
(William H. Murphy, 1852)
Here is a small book (4 x 6) in poor condition. Green cloth covers. The spine has a gold title, a tall figure of Aesop the teacher and a student (?), and One Hundred Illustrations. The front cover has a floral cornucopia. ...
Fables Choisies de la Fontaine.
(Vanlinthout et Cie, 1852)
My first book published in Louvain. A cursory examination suggests that almost all of LaFontaine's fables are here. Additional selections include fourteen from Florian, eleven from Abbé Reyre, and nine from others. This ...