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dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean deen_US
dc.contributor.authorRabier, Benjaminen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorIllustrées par Benjamin Rabieren_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T20:05:37Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T20:05:37Z
dc.date.issued1906en_US
dc.identifier.other7475 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/82745
dc.description.abstractI had presumed when ordering this copy that it was another copy of a book which I already had. That presumption was wrong, as it has often been wrong before. This book has a different front cover, different quality paper, and a different printer. The front cover of that other book offers the illustrations for FS with a list of the fables in this volume at the place where (on 20) the text of the fable will stand among the illustrations for FS. This front cover, by contrast, offers a large single picture of ox, bird, cat, and frogs, all of whom are apparently happy. This illustration seems to draw from animals in many different fables. Was the illustration perhaps created just for this cover? The paper quality here is less than it was there. This paper is thinner and less cleanly white, and it shows darkening around its edges. The verso of the title-page there, facing GA, proclaims Imprimé par l'Institut Cartographique de Paris. This volume, in the same place, has Imp. des Beaux-Arts, 79, Rue Dareau, Paris. I seem to have no resources -- not Bodemann or Bassy -- to help me know which of these two is the more original or how they otherwise interrelate. As I wrote there, this first volume (of three, I presume) presents the first seventy fables of La Fontaine, through IV 7, Le Singe et le Dauphin. It has some black-and-white illustration work typical of Rabier's lively and fun-loving cartoon style. There is a surprising little section in English printed at the lower left of the pre-title page: Published December 1, -1906. Privilege of Copyright in the United States, reserved under the act approved March 3 1905 by Tallandier. It is again a delight to encounter Rabier's great work! T of C at the back.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityLaFontaineen_US
dc.languagefreen_US
dc.publisherLibrairie Illustrée. Paris: Jules Tallandieren_US
dc.subject.lccPQ1808.A1 1906den_US
dc.titleFables de La Fontaine: Première Partieen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationParisen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Frenchen_US
dc.url.link1http://creighton-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Basic&tab=default_tab&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=01CRU&frbg=&tb=t&vl%28freeText0%29=991000743699702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationJackie Coop, Matteson, IL, through eBayen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $75.00en_US
dc.date.acquired2011-06en_US
dc.date.printed1906en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note3First edition?en_US
dc.subject.local1La Fontaineen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.title.seriesLibrairie Illustréeen_US
dc.time.yr1906


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