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dc.contributor.authorNo Authoren_US
dc.contributor.illustratorWith 25 original etchings by A. Delierreen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T20:14:23Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T20:14:23Z
dc.date.issued1884en_US
dc.identifier.other7937 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/83188
dc.description.abstractHere is an extra copy in poor to fair condition. Big, impressive, lavish. I had not known of this translator or this artist before. The engravings are ambitious and picturesque but ultimately unsuccessful. The best of them is the beautiful gilt cover (also at 229) of TT. Other typical illustrations include The Frog and the Rat (87) and The Heron (143). I have not yet checked out the translation, which the introduction calls rare. AI at back. I fear that this book serves more to fill out the tradition than to show some creative development.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityTranslated from the French in a version revised from that by Robert Thompsonen_US
dc.publisherJ.C. Nimmo and Bainen_US
dc.subject.lccxOvr. xPQ1808.A1 1884en_US
dc.titleThe Fables of LaFontaineen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationLondonen_US
dc.acquired.locationSerendipity Books, Berkeleyen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $10.00en_US
dc.date.acquired1999-12en_US
dc.date.printed1884en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.fables.extra2012Extra 2012en_US
dc.fables.otherGood copy: 1213en_US
dc.subject.local1La Fontaineen_US
dc.time.yr1884


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