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LaFontaine. fables choisies pour les enfants
(Librairie Plon, 1871)
This book, with nice color work and damaged spine, is best compared with two pairs of books catalogued under 1871 and 1871/75 respectively. Like the 1871 copies, it has no indication of publisher on the title page. Like ...
Fables de La Fontaine, Tome Premier
(Armand Aubrée, Éditeur, 1838)
At first this seemed a second copy of a book I found twelve years ago at Minster Gate and have listed under 1839 (Bodemann #287.3). After closer inspection, I believe that this may be Bodemann #287.1, the first printing ...
Fables de La Fontaine, Tome Deuxième
(Armand Aubrée, Éditeur, 1839)
As I wrote for Volume I (1838?), this volume seemed at first a second copy of a book I found twelve years ago at Minster Gate and have listed under 1839 (Bodemann #287.3). After closer inspection, I believe that this may ...
Fables de la Fontaine dédiées a la Jeunesse
(Chez Gerard Fischer le CadetChez Gerard Fleischer le Cadet, 1802)
This stocky little volume reproduces, one year later, Le Prieur's Paris edition. Here the three volumes (I-VI, VII-IX, X-XII) are bound together with fresh paginations and clear dividing points. As Bodemann (#191.2) ...
The Fables of La Fontaine
(George Bell and Sons, 1881)
This standard-seeming handy-sized edition of the Wright translation of LaFontaine without illustrations turns out to have a wonderful preface dated in 1881. The preface traces the history of Wright's translation. After ...
Imagerie Artistique: 20 Fables de La Fontaine
(Maison Quantin, 1889)
This is the second of three copies I have found of this book, a first volume answering two copies I had earlier found of the second volume. The cover has a teacher pointing to one of eleven miniatures of this book's twenty ...