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The Baby's Own Aesop
(George Routledge and Sons, 1887)
At last I have the Routledge first edition. How wonderful! The colors are excellent. The early pages are a delight, featuring, e.g., owls with spectacles on the title page. The illustrations are differently colored and ...
Fables de Florian, Suivies de Tobie et de Ruth
(J.-J. Dubochet et Cie, 1842)
For some time, I have wanted to get an early Grandville Florian. Here is the earliest! It was a major find for me with an old friend at an impressive international book fair. François Coté describes the qualities of the ...
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 ...