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Oeuvres Complete de La Fontaine Vol 1
(Garnier Frères, 1872)
A beautifully bound volume, containing the first six books of fables. The entire set includes seven volumes. Four illustrations here, unattributed: LaFontaine, 2W, MSA, and TB. There is a massive introductory work on ...
Fables de La Fontaine.
(J. De Gigord, 1874)
Any book in its thirty-fifth edition has to be a winner! Good short notes in French with the texts. Many fables of Florian, and a few each from seven other fabulists. Some ink spots.
Fables de la Fontaine, Précédées de la vie d'Ésope
(Alfred Mame et Fils, 1878)
It has taken me fifteen years to catalogue this unassuming little book (3¾ x5?). It is in only fair condition. The cover is darkened and has a signature across its top and an ink blotch near its bottom. But it is a ...
Select Fables from La Fontaine
(Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1871)
I had not been aware that there was a classic Monvel in English. A real find! Hobbs (108) tells the story that Crane had submitted a fable book to the SPCK, which rejected it and created this import.
Fables de la Fontaine
(Alfred Mame et Fils, 1874)
This seems to be the earliest Girardet edition I have published by Mame. The edition seems to have begun in 1857 and to have been reprinted with a few corrections in 1860. Bodemann's next edition in this item is 1878. ...
Fables de J. de la Fontaine
(G. Routledge et filsGeorge Routledge and Son, 1874)
A magnificent edition of engravings I have in editions of 1870, 1875, and 1885, but they are much better done here on far superior paper. They include twenty further engravings, with the full-page engravings done on ...
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 ...