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The Fables of La Fontaine, II, I
(Estes and Lauriat, 1881)
Plates 187/186; 197/196/195; and 204/203 are out of order. The best illustrations here are of MM (#148), two cocks (#151), the animal in the moon (#156), and the bear and the gardener (#166).
The Fables of La Fontaine (Flowered Cover)
(H.M. Caldwell Company, 1881)
This book repeats in all but two respects an edition with the same bibliographical information. First, it has a lovely floral cover, part of which is done against a white leatherette background. Secondly, the H.M. Caldwell ...
Fables of La Fontaine
(Thomas R. Knox & Co., 1879)
A very curious book. Compare it with my 1841 and 1860 editions of Wright's translation that use Grandville as illustrator. The surprises start when Book I's title page comes before the book's title page! The 240 or so ...