Fables of La Fontaine, 3rd ed., Vol. II
La Fontaine, Jean de
Wright, Elizur (translator)
. Tappan and Dennet . Boston
PQ1811.E3W6 1842 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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Apparently identical with the fourth edition, which I have. A lovely little pair of books. See my comment on Volume I. Twenty-five well executed and well preserved illustrations; it is a shame that they are so small. The best of them is of the squealing pig on the way to slaughter (71). Inscribed to or by Hannah H. Hadley on Jan. 1, '43 and again in November of 1885. The presenter of the book on one of these occasions seems to have been Gideon F. Thayer; I wonder if he was an ancestor of the Prof. Thayer who gave money to the Vergilian Society. Did teaching run in the family? The spine of this little book has seriously deteriorated.