Fontaine"s fables with which are included Aesop"s fables by Jean de La Fontaine

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Published by Small, Maynard & company in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fables, French -- Adaptations.,
  • Fables, Greek -- Adaptations.,
  • Fables.

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Book details

Statementadapted by Edwin Gile Rich.
ContributionsAesop., Rich, Edwin Gile, 1879-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.2.L134 Fo
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 133 p.
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6652347M
LC Control Number23003786
OCLC/WorldCa10007040

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The ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration. The illustrations shown in this post are by Walter Crane (–) who illustrated Æsop‘s Fables adapted for children. Crane lived during the ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration. More Books by Jean de La Fontaine See All.

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