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    • English Matchboxes 

      (2000)
      2000? Set of five English matchboxes, each with a black-and-white image on one face and the corresponding fable text on the obverse. "AV 30." Made in Japan. Cornish Match Company, Cornwall, St. Ives, GB. $50 from ...
    • French Matchboxes 

      (1950)
      Fourteen French matchboxes, each giving the title and an illustration for a fable of either Jean de La Fontaine or Florian. The set seems identical with that I have listed under French matchbox covers. 13 Euros for thirteen ...
    • Oversized Matchboxes 

      (2010)
      2010? Four supersized (4 ¼" X 11 ½" X 1") matchboxes featuring details of Fraipont's 1888 illustrations along with La Fontaine's text for Fox and the Stork (FS), Wolf and the Lamb(WL), Fox and the Grapes (FG), and ...
    • Russian Matchbox Set 

      (1992)
      1992? Eighteen matchboxes, each giving the title and an illustration for a fable of Ivan Krylov. $25 from Samuel Princell, Lille, France, through eBay, Dec., '05.