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dc.contributor.illustratorBergeret, Pierre-Nolasqueen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-22T21:18:28Z
dc.date.available2016-01-22T21:18:28Z
dc.date.issued1818en_US
dc.identifier.other10489 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/75103
dc.description.abstractHere is a lucky find that I stumbled upon on eBay. The collection already includes two copies of the 1828 printing by Emler Frères, one of which confuses the order of illustrations. This copy of Volume 2 follows Bodemann's account and lacks this irregularity The first of two special features of these volumes is that they are the first edition of Nodier's commentary, which consists in Remaques after each fable. The second lies in the twelve aqua-fortis gravures designed by Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret. Bodemann states, incorrectly for this copy, that the images are always at the beginning of their books. As Bassy and Bodemann note, each illustration offers a medallion or a quadrangle resting on something in a scene, with one to four fable scenes playing around the medallion or quadrangle. An analysis of the juxtaposition of fables within these images would be a delight! A list of them appears on Bassy 230 and 265. They include 1) Le Curé et le Mort within TB and MM (35); 2) Democritus and the Abderites within The Two Cocks and DW (122); 3) The Oyster and the Litigants within FC and The Rat and the Oyster (152); 4) The Shepherd and the King within FK and The Spider and the Swallow (204); 5) The Old Man and the Three Young Men within The Lion and the Gnat, The Bees and the Drones, and The Eagle and the Magpie (248); and 6) Philemon and Baucis (332). T of C and an alphabetical index at the back, followed by a mythological table and a list of celebrated personages. There is then a fifth table of unusual or original expressions by La Fontaine in the fables. The sixth table is of proverbs by La Fontaine. The last appendix contains a list of editions of La Fontaine's fables through 1817.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityCh. Nodieren_US
dc.publisherAlexis Eymery, Imprimerie Didot l'A?néen_US
dc.titleFables de La Fontaine avec un nouveau commentaire, Tome Seconden_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationParisen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Frenchen_US
dc.acquired.locationdjsattic, Vacaville, CA, through eBayen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $62.50en_US
dc.date.acquired2015-02en_US
dc.date.printed1818en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note3First editionen_US
dc.identifier.bodemannBodemann identifier 230en_US
dc.printer.locationParis, Franceen_US
dc.subject.local1Jean de La Fontaineen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US


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