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The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine

Author:
Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Translator:
Sir Edward Howard Marsh (British, London 1872–1953 London)
Engraver:
Stephen Frederick Gooden (British, London 1892–1955 Chesham Bois)
Publisher:
William Heinemann Ltd. (London)
Publisher:
Random House (New York, NY)
Printer:
The Windmill Press (Kingswood, Surrey) , Surrey
Printer:
Copper plates printed by A. Alexander & Sons, Ltd. (British) , London
Date:
1931
Medium:
Illustrations: copper plate engraving
Dimensions:
10 7/16 x 6 11/16 x 2 5/8 in. (26.5 x 17 x 6.7 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Murray Crane, 1957
Accession Number:
57.515.1.(1)-(2)
Not on view
Signature: In black ink on 1/2 title verso: Edward Marsh & Stephen Gooden

Marking: Adhered to inside front cover: Ex-Libris / Josephine B. Crane / Sugar Hill / Dalton, Mass.
Josephine Boardman Crane; Donor: Mrs. Murray Crane
Dodgson (spec. cat.) #5 68-93; P.C.Q. Vol. 28 (1941) Campbell Dodgson pp. 141-163, 293-321, and 479-495. These pls. are nos. 68-93 described on pp. 309-313 above. P.C.Q. Vol. 19 (1932) Forrest Reid pp. 51-73 (esp. p. 67).
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