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Fables of La Fontaine

Author:
Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Illustrator:
J. J. Grandville (French, Nancy 1803–1847 Vanves)
Translator:
Translated and edited by Elizur Wright, Jr. (American, active 1841)
Publisher:
Tappan and Dennet (Boston, Massachusetts)
Publisher:
W. A. Coleman (New York, NY)
Date:
1841
Medium:
wood engraving
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.565.425(1–2)
Not on view
Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996); Donor: Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996)
O. A. Boorbach Bibliotheca Americana: Catalogue of American Publications Including Reprints and Original Works from 1820 to 1852. Peter Smith, New York, 1939, Rinderknecht and Bruntjen, A Checklist of American Imprints for 1841, (Metuchen NJ and London: Scarecrow Press, Inc, 1990) 242, p. 309.

Scott Bruntjen, Carol Rinderknecht A Checklist of American Imprints for 1841. Scarecrow Press, New York, 1964.



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