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Fables Choisies Mises en Vers par M. de La Fontaine, Partie 3 - Partie 5
(Chez Zacharie Chatelain, 1727)
This book has waited for cataloguing for several months. Even now, I only happened to pick it up. As it happens, I just catalogued a book in the same family yesterday! That was Henry van Bulderen's 1700 volume containing ...
Fables Choisies de M. de La Fontaine
(Chez Henry van Bulderen, 1700)
This book becomes one of the stars of the collection! Bodemann #77 describes a family of editions that starts with Denys Thierry's 1668 publication of La Fontaine's first six books of fables, illustrated by Chauveau ...
Fables Choisies Mises en Vers
(F. Dufart, 1797)
I feel very lucky to have come across this pair of volumes and to have got them without a big contest on eBay. The title-page includes, of course, "An 5e" besides "1797." Blanchard signs each of the plates. After the ...
Fables Choisies Mises en Vers, Tome Seconde
(F. Dufart, 1797)
I feel very lucky to have come across this pair of volumes and to have got them without a big contest on eBay. The title-page includes, of course, "An 5e" besides "1797." Blanchard signs each of the plates. There are ...
Fables Choisies Mis en Vers, Volumes I and II
(Elie Luzac, 1761)
Here are Volumes I and II out of six, covering Books I-IV. Besides the frontispiece, there are 95 full-page illustrations, matching the details of Oudry's work (Bodemann #135.1) to a remarkable degree in the details. ...
Principes abrégés de la Litterature, a l'Usage des Eleves de l'Ecole Royale Mllitaire, Premiere Partie
(Chez Nyon l'aine, 1784)
Here is a curious textbook from a few years before the French Revolution. In it, the whole curriculum is laid out for the seven years prior to graduation. One can see on 50-54 the portion of that curriculum devoted to ...