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Fables de La Fontaine Avec Notes
(Chez Crapelet, 1830)
Bodemann 268.1. This is a small book, about 3 x 4½. As the comment there points out, this is the first edition with Crapelet's notes. The remark there that all the poems are divided up into five-line sections seems ...
Fables de J. LaFontaine, Édition Variorum
(Charpentier, Libraire-ÉditeurG. Charpentier et cie., 1858)
It is the variorum notes that distinguish this edition of La Fontaine's fables. The notes contain a number of passages from various commentators and other writers. Otherwise this seems to be a straightforward edition of ...
Fables de la Fontaine
(Lebigre Frères, 1835)
Here is a little (3½ x 5½) book beautifully bound in leather with a gold title on the cover and spine. Its title-page contains the claim: Dans laquelle on aperçoit d'un coup-d'oeil la moralité de la fable. Here this ...
Fables de J. de la Fontaine: Edition Miniature
(Fonderie Laurent et DebernyFonderie Typographique, 1850)
This must be the smallest full edition of La Fontaine's fables that I have. It measures a little under 2 x 3. At that size, it takes 250 pages and a magnifying glass to cover the fables and a two-page T of C at the end.
Fables de J. de la Fontaine, Nouvelle Édition, 2 volumes in one
(Delarue Libraires-Editeurs,H. Delarue et Companie, 1850)
I cannot find this work in either Bodemann or Bassy, though Pauquet is mentioned four times in the former and once in the latter for other editions. There is no mention of either Emy or Delarue. 143 and 212 pages for ...