Selected Fables from La Fontaine
La Fontaine, Jean de
. Thomas Nelson and Sons . London
PZ8.2.L134 Sd 1905 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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The eight colored illustrations tipped-in on heavier colored paper--not necessarily adjacent to their texts--are the chief attraction of this book. See La Fontaine's Fables: A Selection from Nelson in 1905 for larger versions of these illustrations. It was a big detective-like coup for me to identify this source! As in that book, the fox weeps over the stork's return-joke (16). Several of the illustrations here are decidedly narrower than the book's page. Forty-eight fables done into prose. The book is slightly bowed.