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dc.contributor.authorDavid, Julesen_US
dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean deen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorJ. David, T.Johannot, V. Adam, F. Grenier et Schaalen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T19:13:09Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T19:13:09Z
dc.date.issued1880en_US
dc.identifier.other4596 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/80251
dc.description.abstractThis book represents a lovely find. I feared, as so often, that I was probably purchasing something that I already had. As so often, I was wrong on that. The book is in the tradition of my two volume set of La Fontaine from 1839 illustrated by J. David. It belongs in the family represented by #287 in Bodemann. It is closest in bibliographical terms to #287.4, but it lacks Walckenaer's historical notice. Bodemann dates that edition to about 1846. This edition of mine may thus be earlier than my guess of 1880. It has an inscription of 1905 by V(oltelin) Heath in Paris, and was sold by Feret & Fils in Bordeaux. This book has moved around! It has the smell of a book that has been with other old books for a while. It features a small (2 x 3) illustration at the beginning of each book, typically signed by J. David. It also has twelve full-page engravings inserted on heavier stock, typically etched by Thompson and signed by one of the five artists mentioned on the title-page: David, Johannot, Adam, Grenier, or Schaal. These are particularly well done here. At least three of these seem to be repeaters from the work in my 1839 edition: Wolf, Mother, and Child (120); Old Woman and Two Servants (137); and TH (163). The other full-page illustrations are GA (frontispiece); Thieves and Ass (38); FS (44); MSA (77); La Fille (187); Horoscope (236); Wolf and Hunter (255); Oyster and Litigants (274); and Crow, Gazelle, Turtle, and Rat (372).en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityLa Fontaineen_US
dc.languagefreen_US
dc.publisherHenri Plon; Morizoten_US
dc.subject.lccPQ1808.A1 1880en_US
dc.titleFables de La Fontaine: Édition Illustréeen_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=991004094729702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationMacLeod's Books, Vancouver, B.C.en_US
dc.cost.otherCost: Can$150en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $110.92en_US
dc.date.acquired2003-06en_US
dc.date.printed1880?en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.printer.locationParisen_US
dc.subject.local1La Fontaineen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1880?


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