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A Hundred Fables of LaFontaine
(Distributed by Crown PublishersGreenwich House: Crown Publishers, 1983)
Alphabetical list of fables at the front. Each of the hundred fables has a striking black-and-white illustration by Billinghurst. The translations seem short and to the point.
Homme, le Bipède: Fables de la Fontaine a Colorier
(Les Éditions Variétés, 1943)
This large-format pamphlet presents three of La Fontaine's fables for coloring. TB uses cave men; the prose story here follows La Fontaine's version in having the two men sell the bearskin before they have hunted and ...
Les plus belles fables de La Fontaine
(Distributed by Le Crédit MutuelPublicis Koufra: Le Crédit Mutuel, 1988)
This booklet has an unusual format, since it is 11½ across and about 8 high. Each of twenty fables has a two page spread combining four elements: a monochrome strip of designs including things like weather-vanes and ...
Fables de la Fontaine
(Librairie Hachette, 1934)
I had known of this book earlier, since it is reviewed in L'Illustration of December, 1934. I find the pen-and-ink (?) illustrations of Sylvain Sauvage witty delightful, and often farcical, exaggerated, and dramatic. ...
Les Fables de La Fontaine
(Éditions Lito, 1974)
This is my seventh book illustrated by Monique Gorde, and it seems distinct from the other six. Here are thirty-one fables illustrated on 78 pages in a large-format children's book 9 x 10½. As always, Gorde imbues her ...
La Fontaine: Le renard et la cigogne
(Editions Lito-ParisÈditions Lito, 1975)
I have one other booklet in this series, La Fontaine: Le laboureur et ses enfants, Le pot de terre et le pot de fer from 1981. As I mentioned there, I am surprised at the title Fabliaux since the titles listed in the ...
Fables Choisies de la Fontaine et Florian (Cover: Fables de la Fontaine)
(Imprimerie Gordinne, 1937)
This large-format, canvas-bound book starts out being identical with another with the same titles on front cover and title-page and from the same publisher and the same year, bought at Henry Veyrier in December of 2004; ...
Fables Mises en Vers, Tome I
(Librairie Armand Colin, 1960)
Bibliothèque de Cluny is a series of some fifty or sixty French and international classics. This is a standard paperback of the first six books of La Fontaine's fables, with an introduction at the beginning and notes, ...
Fables de La Fontaine
(Edition Mango, 1995)
This is a beautiful, large, hardbound book, remarkable for its sensual and lavish illustrations. Each fable, including the doublet of The Heron and The Girl, is allotted two pages for text and illustration. The texts ...
Fables of La Fontaine
(Chartwell Books, 1982)
Doré's illustrations were done in 1868 with a translation from the French by Thornbury. A beautiful book. AI at the back. The full-page illustrations are really grand. Only a few of them make the kind of shift I enjoy ...