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Fables de la Fontaine I
(Éditions du Sagittaire], 1931)
I first found this book twenty-two years ago. That copy had a companion second volume, as this one does not. It remains a favorite of mine, and I found this copy at the stall of a favorite seller who is both a Seine ...
LâFonten den Hikâyeler
(Muallim Ahmet Halit Kitaphanesi, 1934)
Alp Gencata writes to me that this is the first La Fontaine book in Turkish, printed six years after the Turkish alphabet found general use. There are forty-five fables on 95 pages. This book opens with a T of C, photocopied ...
La Fontaine: Fables et Oeuvres Choisies
(Ed. PrivatH. Didier, Libraire-Editeur, 1935)
This is a 963-page high school textbook. Its great contribution lies in the documentary black-and-white photographic illustrations. These present a broad range of material, from the cover of Nevelet (1610; Fig. 51) to ...
Les plus belles fables de La Fontaine
(Imagerie Merveilleuse de l'Enfance, 1937)
This twelve-page oversized (9¼" x 12¼") pamphlet has been a fascinating find, and the questions are not answered yet. Seven fables are presented with strong colored woodcut illustrations in a booklet inscribed in 1937. ...
La Fontaine en Images
(Imagerie Réunies de Jarville-Nancy, 1930)
Here is a large (11"x16½") booklet containing inside its covers 18 newsprint sheets by Paul Colin, each presenting one fable by Jean de La Fontaine. I have eleven of these as separate broadsides elsewhere in the collection ...