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Choix de Fables de Samaniego et de Iriarte avec Notices Biographiques et Litteraires
(Garnier Frères, 1896)
""Un Parallele entre les deux Auteurs et des Annotations." Here is a French presentation of selected fables of the two great Spanish fabulists. Rosies selects about two to seven fables per book in the first eight books ...
Fables de La Fontaine Interprétées par Coco Lulu
(H. Wellens & W. Godenne, Imprimeurs-Éditeurs, 1898)
"A listing on the web helped with information on this unusual little paperback volume of 88 pages: "Fables de La Fontaine dans la langue populaire du quartier de Marolles (Bruxelles). Coco Lulu est le pseudonyme de Victor ...
Fables d'Amerique (1880-1881)
(Impr. générale LahureImprimerie Générale Lahure, 1895)
Here is one of the odder members of this collection. This beautiful paperbound book seems to me filled with mysteries. The mysteries start on the title-page, with its lovely colored presentation of a Colorado morning ...
Fables and Fabulists: Ancient and Modern
(Elliot Stock, 1895)
See my comments on my 1972 reprint. This apparent first edition was $2 cheaper than a cheap reprint!
Fables and Rhymes for Beginners: The First Two Hundred Words
(Ginn and Company, 1894)
The first sentence of the introduction sets a good goal: This primer is an attempt to place before children, at the very beginning, something worth reading, in a form simple enough for them to read (iii). There are thirty ...
Aesop's Fables: A Selection of Sixty of the best known and most often quoted, with an Introductory Sketch
(Maynard, Merrill, & Co., Publishers, 1894)
Here is a handy little volume of sixty fables. It might be serve as a good indicator of which fables people were expected to know around the turn of the century. The cover promises Explanatory Notes but I find none. In ...
Aesop's Fables, Book 2
This 8 x 11 pamphlet may set a record in this collection for least publication information! We see here a very pleasing green and gray cover, with some of the gray figures faded. There are twenty-nine fables with some ...
(Hurst & Company, 1895)
This is a very curious book. Neither its title, cover, nor title-page gives indication that it is La Fontaine's fables that are presented here, though that is clear at the top of most pages within the book. Nor is there ...
(Hurst & Company, 1895)
This book is almost the same as another from the same publisher with the same title, also listed under 1895? This book has the same curious suppression of mention of La Fontaine on the cover and title-page, and it maintains ...
Les plus belles Fables de La Fontaine
(L. Martinet: Librairies-Imprimeries RéuniesLibrairies-Imprimeries Réunies L. Martinet,, 1890)
Bodemann 368.2. This book is closest to La Fontaine: Fables Choisies (Bodemann 368.3), which I have listed under 1900? Other members of the family include the two volumes of Imagerie Artistique (Bodemann 368.1), which I ...