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Published by Printed for A. Bettsworth and C. Hitch, and C. Davis in London .
Written in English


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StatementIn French and English. Now first translated. To which is prefix"d, the author"s life.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p l. iii-xxvi p. 3 l. [1]-176, 175-293 [1] p. 1 l.
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17135172M
OCLC/WorldCa679917

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One of the fables of the first book is addressed to the Duke de la Rochefoucauld, and was the consequence of a friendship between La Fontaine and the author of the celebrated "Maxims." Connected with the duke was Madame La Fayette, one of the most learned and ingenious women of her age, who consequently became the admirer and friend of the. The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine are French masterpieces: fables in twelve books. Here is an English adaptation. The first six books are in the main adapted from the work known as Fables of Aesop, with fables of Babrius and Phaedrus also. Indispensable à lire et relire de temps en temps. Il y a 43 fables dans le livre mais je trouvre que sais dommage qu'il n'y a pas d'illustration parceque on pouvait montré sa au enfants avec une illustration. Mais lire le livre est un régal. Pour moi les fables de La Fontaine sont toujours d'une pertinence et d'une modernité sans faille/5(). Bibliocollà ge - Fables, La Fontaine (Bibliocollà ge (9)) (French Edition) by Jean de La Fontaine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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