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dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean deen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorTouchet, Jacquesen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-29T16:42:34Z
dc.date.available2018-08-29T16:42:34Z
dc.date.issued1941en_US
dc.identifier.other11356 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/119061
dc.description.abstractI found Volume II in paperback form and was so excited that I went out and got this hardbound set of four volumes including two volumes of fables and two of La Fontaine's stories. I am not disappointed. The same exacting style is at work here. We again look at aquarelles, hand-colored by Beaufumé. The spine is weakened, and the book spent too long in some musty place. The monochrome designs on the two covers offer the front and back of a scene of animals around La Fontaine; this scene is different from the one featured on the covers of Volume II. The frontispiece is a good rendition of OF. 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 of this volume, I would say, are FC (13); WL (23); "The Astrologer Who Fell into a Well" (55); "The Gardener and His Master" (95); FM (111); TB (151); and "The Young Widow" (187). There is a T of C on 249-53, and there are delightful little designs along the way. One fine small illustration is at the end of "The Man with Two Mistresses" (26). 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.1en_US
dc.titleJean de La Fontaine: Fables, Tome Premieren_US
dc.publisher.locationParisen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Frenchen_US
dc.acquired.locationLibrairie Bibliofolie, Haudrecy, France, through Abeen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $56.32en_US
dc.date.acquired2018-07en_US
dc.date.printed1941en_US
dc.description.note3#1173 of 2150en_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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