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Fabels van La Fontaine
(Prisma paperback: Spectrum, 1940)
Poorer reproductions of Grandville's engravings than in the 1976 third printing. Also a different cover. The last of these Dutch fables has a different translator, M. Nijhoff.
Keur van Fabels van La Fontaine (I)
(Chagor: S.I.R.E.C.S.I.R.E.C., 1948)
Middle-size format little kids' book. The illustrations tend to be very simple. FG on 22 may be the best. Two pages of text alternate with two pages of pictures.
Fabelen van de la Fontaine voor de Jeugd.
(G.B. van Goor Zonen, 1940)
A lovely edition, which seems to come from the library of the author/illustrator himself. Lively and witty orange-and-black illustrations, with some silhouettes included. Notice the rock-throwing bear on 35. T of C at the end.
The Fables of La Fontaine
The Hellé four-color illustrations are done beautifully here (though often reversed, in different colors, and with some French taken out: compare the cover with 22). The book takes seventeen of the twenty-five fables in ...
Keur van Fabels van La Fontaine (II)
(Chagor: S.I.R.E.C., 1948)
Middle-size format little kids' book. The illustrations tend to be very simple. The two illustrations for FS on 14-15 may be the best. Two pages of text alternate with two pages of pictures.
La Fontaine: Les Fables et les Bêtes
(Maison Mame, 1946)
A standard selection of eighteen La Fontaine fables with a full page of color for each fable. The color work on the title-page illustration of the fox in the grass is outstanding! Other good work is 39 (Le Coche et la ...
Les Fables de La Fontaine
(Dargaud S.A. Éditeur, 1946)
One of the most playful books I have seen in a while. Sections of La Fontaine's text are numbered to correspond to cartoon pictures. There is lots of wit here. A steam kettle boiling in one picture (DW) is smelled in ...
Jean de la Fontaine: Selected Fables
This is an extra copy of the $2 version that mentions Canada on its back cover. Here is a favorite paperback of mine with lively illustrations, probably not quite as good as those in the Aesop edition Calder did in 1931. ...
Fables de La Fontaine
This book is identical internally with the first 32 pages of a Fables de La Fontaine published by the same publisher, Gordinne in Liege. The only internal change is the year at the bottom of 32. That book goes on to ...
Fables de La Fontaine
(Editions du Cep, 1945)
This 24-page pamphlet contains ten fables arranged in an unusual rhythm that alternates two pages of cartoons with two pages of text. The cartoon pages, which show excellent sense of color and form, contain important phrases ...