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dc.contributor.authorNo Authoren_US
dc.contributor.illustratorPar Grandville, Boutet de Monvel, Lorioux, et alen_US
dc.contributor.otherQuétel, Claude (essayist)en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-22T21:18:47Z
dc.date.available2016-01-22T21:18:47Z
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.other10555 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/75169
dc.description.abstractThis is a large-format book (10½ x 14½) presenting a lovely broad sweep of some forty-five fables and illustrations approaching 160 in all. Names of the artists used here are too many to fit into the database field for that item. In fact, the artists include twenty-seven: Boillat, Born, Bouchot, Boutet de Monvel, Doré, Fraipont, Gélibert, Grandville, Hémard, Jeanjean, Klein, Lorioux, de la Nézière, Noury, Oudry, Rabier, Raffin, Sabran, Simon, Vimar, and six others. Happily, I recognize the work of almost each of the candidates. The choice of illustrators to match with fables seems very good to me. There is such a wide range to choose from for each fable! The last pages offer, respectively, biographies of the above twenty-one major illustrators, a chronology of the illustrators and editions, and a list of the illustrations' creators. Less pretentious sources like the collectable paste-in stamps of Chocolates Menier are not neglected. Boutet de Monvel shows up cleverly many times in the side or bottom margins. The attribution of the work on 64 to Le Rallic helps me read a signature I have found difficult. Raoul Thomen seems new to me. Joanna Boillat in 2009 may be the most recent inclusion. As I suggest by my comments, this book will be a valuable part of the collection for its help in identifying artists otherwise known only by their signatures. This major work came at a very reasonable price. In fact, the postage for bringing the book here was four times as great as the price of the book! It sold originally for €35.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityJean de La Fontaineen_US
dc.publisherEditions Ouest-Franceen_US
dc.titleFables La Fontaine Illustréen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationAix-en-Provenceen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Frenchen_US
dc.acquired.locationKinrow Books, through eBayen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: £4.50en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $6.93en_US
dc.date.acquired2015-05en_US
dc.date.printed2012en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.printer.locationFranceen_US
dc.subject.local1Jean de La Fontaineen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr2012


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