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Dix Fables de la Fontaine
An anniversary memento from a Swiss firm that makes watches. The outside and inside cover proclaim 1889-1949. The approach to the ten fables is whimsical. The illustrations are all light hearted and brightly colored. ...
Dix Fables de la Fontaine
Here is a second copy of a lovely booklet. This one is numbered #3463. Let me repeat comments from the original copy. This booklet is an anniversary memento from a Swiss firm that makes watches. The outside and inside ...
Fables Choisies, Mises en Vers par J. de la Fontaine. Tome Quatrieme
(François Lacombe, Henri Vincent, 1792)
Bodemann #135.10. She calls it a changed reproduction of an edition going back to 1759 in Paris. See my comments also on the second volume. Of course it is a shame to have only two books out of the set of four. This ...
La Fontaine Fables: Livres 1 a 6
Here is a standard Larousse paperback text for French secondary students. About two-thirds of the fables of Books I-VI appear here. There is a T of C on 142-44. It is preceded by good sample questions on five particular ...
La Fontaine: Fables
(Editions BIASÉditions Bias, 1954)
This book is almost identical with another in the collection, listed simply under 1954. Where that was a 1960 printing, this is a 1962 printing, as is clear at the bottom of the book's last page. Several things have ...
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 ...
50 Fables de La Fontaine
(J. de Gigord éditeur,, 1933)
Here is a lively student textbook from Canada in the period between the two world wars. There are plenty of footnotes with help on difficult vocabulary along the way. After each fable, there is an extended commentary in ...
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 Mises en Vers par Jean de La Fontaine I
(G. CraesLes Éditions G. Crès et Companie, 1924)
Bodemann 410. Limited edition of 1965 copies. The woodcuts are done in tans, browns, and blacks (Bodemann here speaks of yellows). A great full-page frontispiece shows a monkey viewing his reflection in water. Good ...
Fables Mises en Vers par Jean de La Fontaine II
(Les Éditions G. Crès et Companie, 1924)
Bodemann 410. Limited edition of 1965 copies. The woodcuts are done in tans, browns, and blacks (Bodemann here speaks of yellows). The full-page frontispiece in this second volume shows an assembly of monkeys. Good ...