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La Fontaine: Fables choisies
Here is a very helpful book for those who have some French and want to read a good portion of La Fontaine in the original. There are about fifty-five fables presented, with good vocabulary/grammar notes in French and ten ...
Douze Fables de la Fontaine (cover: Fables de la Fontaine)
(Editions Etranco, 1950)
I am tempted to date this book ten years earlier because of the French-German connection of a French publisher printing books in Germany. The cover presents an engaging image of smiling animals grouped around King Lion. ...
Douze Fables de Jean de la Fontaine Peintures dan la Salle à Manger du M.S. Dalerdijk
(Holland-America Line, 1950)
I thought I recognized this booklet when I found it. It turns out that I have it in English, not French, under the title The Twelve de la Fontaine Fables as Painted in the Dining Saloon M.V. Dalerdijk. Let me adapt my ...
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 ...
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.
Aesop Dress'd or a Collection of Fables Writ in Familiar Verse
(Original: London: Lock's-Head. Reprint: Los Angeles: The Augustan Reprint Society Publication Number 120: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library., 1704)
Thirty-eight fables, almost all from LaFontaine, done in couplets apparently based on the rhythms of Samuel Butler. They move along swiftly enough. LaFontaine is clearly behind this work. I first found this pamphlet ...
La Fontaine's Fables Now First Translated from the French By Robert Thomson With Elegant Engraved Figures, Vol. I
(Chenu, Libraire-EditeurSold by Chenu, 1806)
One of the stars of my collection, lavishly bound and beautifully illustrated. This octavo boasts full straight-grained red morocco, elegantly tooled, with gilt tops. There is a T of C for this volume at its end. Quinnam ...
La Fontaine's Fables Now First Translated from the French By Robert Thomson With Elegant Engraved Figures, Vol. II
(Chenu, Libraire-Editeur, 1806)
See my comments on Volume I. Now only some pages are blue. Frontispiece is an oval portrait of La Fontaine. Books IV to VI, preceded by A Sketch of Aesop's Life from Croxall and followed by a T of C. Here there are ...
La Fontaine's Fables Now First Translated from the French By Robert Thomson With Elegant Engraved Figures, Vol. III
(Chenu, Libraire-Editeur, 1806)
See my comments on Volume I. Now all pages are white. Frontispiece is a rectangular portrait of La Fontaine. Books VII to IX, followed by a T of C. Here there are fourteen of the smaller duplicate illustrations: VII 1 ...
Fables de La Fontaine classées par Ordre de Difficulté avec Notice en Tète de chaque Fable et notes
(Librairie Armand Colin, 1916)
Here is a very curious book, rebound in perhaps the most durable covers I have ever seen! It classifies and organizes La Fontaine's fables in three levels: suitable for little children, moderately difficult, and difficult. ...