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Fables Choisies, mises en vers par M de la Fontaine
(Chez Labbey Libraire, 1793)
This book is curiously similar in size and purpose to another published in the same year in Toulouse. In either Rouen or Toulouse, it would have been a fascinating time to be alive! That book, I realized as I compared ...
Fables Choisies Mises en Vers par M. de La Fontaine, Partie 1 - Partie 2
(Chez Zacharie Chatelain, 1728)
This very fortunate find on eBay joins another book in the collection dated 1727/1728 and containing the third through fifth "books" of La Fontaine's fables. These "books" do not correspond to La Fontaine's usual books ...
Fables Choisies Mise en Vers par Monsieur La Fontaine
(Les Libraires Associées, 1778)
Here is a charming 18th century La Fontaine with designs at the beginning of each of the twelve books and a lovely frontispiece of Aesop, La Fontaine, Fable, and Truth. In fact, I find the model for this frontispiece in ...