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Fables de La Fontaine avec de nouvelles Gravures exécutées en Relief
(Chez Lebigre Frères, Libraires; Barbou, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1836)
There are several remarkable things about this little (3½ x 5¾) paperbound book. First, it has survived 165 years! Secondly, it seems to claim different publishing houses and places of publication between the cover (Paris: ...
La Fontaine: A Present for the Young From the French
(Weeks, Jordan and Company, 1839)
This is an unusual--and an unusually expensive--little volume. It has its title clearly engraved in gold on its green cloth cover. There are 108 pages of verse fables without illustrations. Now, here is a pleasant ...
Fables de la Fontaine
(Alfred Mame et Fils, 1890)
A beautiful little volume in better condition than my two later copies of the same book. 105 small but excellent engravings besides the frontispiece. Among the best are the illustrations of Death and the woodman (57), ...
Fables de J. La Fontaine
(F. Didot frèresParis: Librairie de Firmin Didot Fréres, Fils et Cie, 1859)
Perhaps the loveliest non-illustrated LaFontaine in this collection. The careful owners in this last, unexpected Albuquerque stop did not know that they had this book. Very good condition. Calf binding with marbled ...
The Fables of La Fontaine, Part I
(Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1883)
A beautiful edition with a partially missing spine. I picked up this pair of volumes thinking that it was just another Cassell edition of the Thornbury translation. Then I noticed in Hobbs (100) that the first English ...
The Fables of La Fontaine, Part II
(Cassell Petter, and Galpin,, 1883)
See my comments on the first volume of this beautiful set. No title page (or indication on Part I's title page that this is a two-part set). Pagination continues from Part I.
Fables de la Fontaine(?)
(A. Quantin et CompanieA. Quantin inprimeur-editeur,, 1890)
A curious book. A whole set of blank pages of different paper quality is inserted before 29 and after the close of the book, where one learns that Quantin at least printed the book. This book may represent the worst ...
Fables de La Fontaine
(Avallon. Comynet, Imprimeur-Librairie, 1835)
A small book of the complete fables in contemporary marbled boards. Its special feature is four pages of six square wood engravings each (frontispiece and facing 40, 90, 114). It would be a delight to track down the ...
Fables de La Fontaine, Livraison 17
Here is the seventeenth fascicle. Pages 257-272, plus a jacket. This fascicle completes the text of "The Lark and Her Children," including a dramatic full-page image of the lark mothering her young. With that, Book IV ...
Fables de La Fontaine, Livraison 18
Here is the eighteenth fascicle. Pages 273-288, plus a jacket. This fascicle completes the text of "The Little Fish and the Fisherman," including an oft-repeated full-page illustration. Further fables include "The Ears ...