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Fables Choisies de la Fontaine.
(Vanlinthout et Cie, 1852)
My first book published in Louvain. A cursory examination suggests that almost all of LaFontaine's fables are here. Additional selections include fourteen from Florian, eleven from Abbé Reyre, and nine from others. This ...
Les Fables de Florian. 8me Série
(Imagerie d'Epinal Pellerin & Cie,Imagerie d'Épinal: Pellerin & Cie., 1870)
Here is a 48-page pamphlet in good condition. The cover shows The Rabbit and the Teal. The title-page has a black-and-white design of a kangaroo. The text itself then offers fifteen handcolored plates. They are only ...
Fables de Florian
(Librairie Théodore Lefèvre et Émile GuérinLibrairie de Thèodore Lefévre Émile Guérin, 1890)
This seems to me to be a smaller later edition of what is described in Bodemann #355.1. The engravings here are frequent and helpful for understanding what is going on in Florian's fables. There is an illustration about ...
Fables de Florian
(Nigel Gauvin, Éditeur, 1991)
Here is an inexpensive presentation of all five books of Florian's fables along with his epilogue. This edition contains twelve illustrations by Bertall. Bertall is a nom de plume for Charles-Albert d'Arnoux (1820-82). ...
Fables Choisies de la Fontaine et Florian
(Collection Paul Duval, 1946)
I would naturally think that this large-format children's book is identical with another slightly larger in size with the same cover and title-page from Imprimerie Gordinne in Belgium, for which I have also guessed at a ...
Fables de M. De Florian
(L'Imprimerie de P. Didot l'Ainé, 1792)
Here is a wonderfully surprising find. Two years earlier I exulted over finding a first edition Florian for $125. Here is a larger version of the same edition for $39! It has the same date, title, and publisher but is ...