La Fontaine's Fables Now First Translated from the French By Robert Thomson With Elegant Engraved Figures, Vol. III
Croxall, Samuel (translator)
La Fontaine, Jean de
Thomson, Robert (translator)
. Chenu, Libraire-Editeur . Paris
PQ1811.E3T56 1806 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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See my comments on Volume I. Now all pages are white. Frontispiece is a rectangular portrait of La Fontaine. Books VII to IX, followed by a T of C. Here there are fourteen of the smaller duplicate illustrations: VII 1 Plague; VII 7 Lion's Court; VII 8 Vultures and the Pigeons; VII 13 Two Cocks; VII 16 Cat, the Weasel, and the Young Rabbit; VIII 3 Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox; VIII 7 Dog Carrying His Master's Dinner; VIII 12 Hog, the She-Goat, and the Sheep; VIII 15 Rat and the Elephant; VIII 22 Cat and the Rat; VIII 27 Wolf and the Hunter; IX 2 Two Doves; IX 14 Cat and the Fox; and IX 18 Kite and the Nightingale. A favorite of mine here is VII 16, The Cat, the Weasel, and the Young Rabbit. The signed Perdoux series here includes: VII 1 Plague, VII 13 Two Cocks, VIII 26 Democritus and the Abderites, and IX 13 Jupiter and the Passenger. There are three illustrations not included in either of these series: VII 9 (3.25 x 4.75) Stage-Coach and the Fly (John Lewis Brown and Henry Lefort sc., dated 1873?); VIII 11 (3 x 4.75) Two Friends (Henri Levy (?) and Laquellermie sculp.); and IX 3 (3.25 x 4.75) Monkey and the Leopard (Ph. Rousseau and Edm. He'cl [?]). Note the apparent date of 1873 on the first of this last group.