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Fables de La Fontaine
(Furne et Compagnie, 1855)
Lovely engravings, eight by Johannot and four by Moreau le Jeune, besides an unclaimed frontispiece portrait of LaFontaine. Since there is no list of illustrations, let me mention all twelve, with + for the best. ...
Fables de Florian, Suivies de Tobie et de Ruth
(Garnier Frères, 1850)
At last I have a worthy copy of this classic. The strange thing now is that I can find no reference to it in the literature. Hobbs, Bodemann, Schiller, and my favorite private collector seem to know nothing of this book. ...
Fables de Lafontaine: Imagerie d'Épinal
(Pellerin & Companie, 1850)
We have a copy of very similar pamphlet, but several things are different. Might it be that this new copy is a yet more original version? This cover includes red fill just inside the narrow frame around the illustration. ...