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dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean deen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorTouchet, Jacquesen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-29T16:42:33Z
dc.date.available2018-08-29T16:42:33Z
dc.date.issued1941en_US
dc.identifier.other11349 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/119054
dc.description.abstractI was excited to find this book available inexpensively. After looking through it, I got so excited that I went out and found a full set of Contes and Fables in a hardbound version. The seller's description includes these items: 240x190mm, 238pages, aquarelles, les aqarelles ont été coloriées à la main par Beaufumé, Couverture rempliée. Déchirure de 3cm entre le haut du dos et la couverture supérieure, autrement bel exemplaire. I agree with it all. The monochrome designs on the two covers offer the front and back of a scene of animals around La Fontaine as he writes. The frontispiece is of TT. I find the illustrations like those I enjoy so much from Barret: small, exact, lively. Scenes open out onto large perspectives, just as the story offers perspective on a detailed action. There is an illustration about every three fables. Among the best illustrations, I would say, are "2 Pigeons" (49); "Pumpkin and Acorn" (59); " Old man and Three Youths" (133); and "The Matron of Ephesus" (197). The good illustration for "The Farmer, the Dog, and the Fox" (115) made me go back to review this fable about not taking responsibility for your own human folly. It was the farmer who left a door open for the fox, and the dog gets the punishment! There is a T of C on 237-9, and there are delightful little printer's designs along the way. I can find no information on Beaufumé.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityJean de La Fontaine; Illustrées d'Aquarelles originales par Jacques Toucheten_US
dc.languagefreen_US
dc.publisherÉditions de la belle Étoileen_US
dc.subject.lccPQ1808.A1 1941 v.2en_US
dc.titleJean de La Fontaine: Fables, Tome Deuxièmeen_US
dc.publisher.locationParisen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Frenchen_US
dc.acquired.locationBouquinerie du Varis, Russy, Switzerlanden_US
dc.cost.usCost: $44.91en_US
dc.date.acquired2018-07en_US
dc.date.printed1941en_US
dc.identifier.bodemann442.1en_US
dc.printer.locationParis, Franceen_US
dc.subject.local1Jean de La Fontaineen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1941


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