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Bajky LaFontaineovy S Obrazky Doreovymi
(Kral. VinohradyKrál. Vinohrady, 1928)
Seventy-two fables on 72 pages, with a T of C at the end. This paperbound volume has a nice oval portait of La Fontaine on its cover. It is in only fair condition, and its binding is deteriorating.
Fables Mises en Vers par Jean de La Fontaine II
(Les Éditions G. Crès et Companie, 1924)
Bodemann 410. Limited edition of 1965 copies. The woodcuts are done in tans, browns, and blacks (Bodemann here speaks of yellows). The full-page frontispiece in this second volume shows an assembly of monkeys. Good ...
Fables Mises en Vers par Jean de La Fontaine I
(G. CraesLes Éditions G. Crès et Companie, 1924)
Bodemann 410. Limited edition of 1965 copies. The woodcuts are done in tans, browns, and blacks (Bodemann here speaks of yellows). A great full-page frontispiece shows a monkey viewing his reflection in water. Good ...
The Book of Fables Containing Aesop's Fables
(F.M. Lupton Publishing Company, 1905?)
I have at least four other Lupton editions. All use the same text for the fables. All begin the text of a group of later fables on 159. All four lack a page 157-8. Among those four copies, this book is most similar to ...
The Fox turned Wolf and other stories
(Ladybird Books, 1981)
There is a cute astrologer-illustration on 31. The T of C page features this sentence: This collection of La Fontaine's simple moral stories has been retold for the older reader. I wonder what LaFontaine would say to that!
Fables de La Fontaine
(Fratelli Fabbri Editori, 1964)
See my version dated 1965 and otherwise almost identical. They share a 1962 copyright by O.D.E.J., Paris. As I write there, this is a large-format children's book, now the third distinct set of work I have by Cremonini ...
La Fontaine: The Hen who laid the Golden Eggs and the Sponge-carrier and the Salt-carrier
(Children's Books Ltd.Litor Publishers Ltd., 1985?)
This little children's book of 7 x 7½ is colorful and attractive. The texts are arranged in sense lines. The versions of the two fables here are faithful to La Fontaine. Notice the looks on the two donkeys' faces ...
La Fontaine I
(Presses de la Cité, 1956)
This little book shows FC in an oval on its blue cover. The cover illustration is especially lively. The fables presented are FC, WL, UP, TH, and Le Coche et la Mouche.
LaFontaine. fables choisies pour les enfants
(Librairie Plon, 1871)
At last I have a very good copy of this simply wonderful book! The illustrations' colors are delightful. The best of them may be FM and WC. Boutet de Monvel is rightly highly praised by Arbuthnot and Sutherland. The ...
Fabels van La Fontaine
(Prisma paperback: Spectrum, 1940)
Excellent reproductions of Grandville's engravings, better than in the 1946 first printing. Also a different cover. The last of these Dutch fables has a different translator, M. Nijhoff.