The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine
La Fontaine, Jean de
. William T. Amies . Philadelphia
PQ1811.E3 T6 1880 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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Great cover and binding decoration! 240 fables, without book divisions. Not the original Thornbury edition of 1868, published by Cassell. The illustrations are good but not as good as in the Ten Kate version from Holland (1870?). The best are the full-sized dark illustrations, e.g., of the two rats (21), the wolves and sheep (119), the little fish (215), and the doctors (261). Page 665 repeats page 193 upside down! Now, eight years later, the spine is weakening.