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(Éditions Médicis, 1965)
"Here is an unusual and curious effort. Zaug has created some 140 30-line poems and arranged them alphabetically, as the closing T of C shows. The collection is preceded by a dedication, an invocation of La Fontaine, and ...
(Albin Michel, 2003)
"Amazon's summary is a good start: "Les philo-fables, ce sont des fables simples et riches de sens tirées de la philosophie occidentale, de la mythologie et des sagesses d'Orient. 60 fables accompagnées de questions, de ...
Fabel von Bahndamm und andere Fablen & Texte
(Verlag Eremiten-Presse, 1977)
"Here is another book about which I can honestly say: "I have no idea what to do with this book!" I believe it honors "VauO," Viktor Otto Stomps, by presenting some of his works along with strong full-page woodcuts. I ...
Fables de La Fontaine (Cover: Fables de La Fontaine Illustrées)
(L. Sanard, Éditeur, 1901)
"The specialty of this broken little volume is the full-page reproduction of 76 of Jean-Baptist Oudry's illustrations. The book has a surprising organization. It is divided into thirds, with a list of illustrations and ...
Les Philo-Fables pour Vivre Ensemble
(Albin Michel Jeunesse, 2009)
"A first edition of this work was published by Albin Michel in 2007. This book picks up where "Les Philo-Fables" left off in 2003. Piquemal writes in the preface that that book's effort had had significant success. ...
Fables sous rêve (1960-1970)
"Oops! This book seems to have the form of a journal. A casual glance does not find more than a metaphorical sense to "fable" here. I keep it in the collection to warn off the next collector!"
The Nun's Priest's Tale of Chaucer
(Allen and Richard Lane, 1950)
This is a beautiful limited edition book. It impresses me particularly for its title-page art: a glorious presentation of the two main characters in red, gold, and black. The flutter of feathers around the title is perfect ...
Les Fables de La Fontaine
(Éditions de la Fontaine au Roi, 1988)
"Here is a good showcasing of both Doré and La Fontaine, whom the back cover of the dust jacket here calls "la suprème manifestation du génie français." "Texte integral" is on the dust jacket and title page. The reproductions ...
(J.B. Lippincott Company, 1949)
"There are already two copies of this book in the collection, but they are different. Both of them have non-pictorial cloth covers and dust jackets. This copy, by contrast, has on its cover a black-and-white rendition ...
Die Fabeln des Äsopus/Fables d'Esope/Favole di Esopo/Fabulae Aesopi II
((Joseph Frister), 1807)
"Here is a real prize! Two volumes each contain 45 Aesopic fables presented in the same format: a full-page (about 5" x 7½") illustration on more substantive paper and then a page each for German, French, Italian, and ...