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dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean deen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorDenis, Jean Cen_US
dc.identifier.other4946 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractI was delighted to find this old friend translated into Korean in the few minutes I had to shop for books in Seoul on this trip. It seems to be a translation and otherwise a reproduction of the beautiful French 1994 version published by Albin Michel, whose copyright is recognized here. It thus contains thirty fables illustrated by thirty artists. Let me repeat some comments from that listing. It would be hard to exaggerate the merits of this beautiful book. The fun starts with the cover picture of bookshelves with figurines of two pots, a tortoise and a hare, and a fox and a crow around a pensive La Fontaine wearing a scarf made of a page of his own printed fable text. Each of the thirty artists has contributed four elements: a full-page colored illustration in one of many different styles (the right-hand page in each fable's set of two pages), a matching colored initial letter, a black-and-white design that appears below the text on the left-hand page, and a self-portrait. The latter are collected at the end of the volume. The numbering of pages seems to have changed slightly. My favorites among the illustrations include The Fox and the Goat (4-5), The Lion in Love (12-13), 2P (14-5), The Rat Who Retired from the World (36-7), The Fisherman and the Little Fish (48-9), The Cat, the Weasel, and the Young Rabbit (54-5), and WL by Tony Ross (56-57). T of C at the front. A real treasure!en_US
dc.publisherCrayon House, Ltd.en_US
dc.publisherK*ureyong Haus*uen_US
dc.subject.lccPQ1808.A2 2003en_US
dc.titleFables: Jean de La Fontaine (Korean)en_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Koreanen_US
dc.acquired.locationKyobo, Seoulen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: 11,000 South Korean Wonen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $9.59en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note2Original language: freen_US
dc.subject.local1La Fontaineen_US

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