Fables of La Fontaine.
Fables of La Fontaine.
Fables of La Fontaine.
Fables of La Fontaine.
Fables of La Fontaine.
(Movable Book)

Fables of La Fontaine.

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, (1912). Quarto. (13)pp. Six full-page color plates, each of which depicts anthropomorphized animals, accompanied by lyricized fables printed on the opposing page. The fables included are "The Fox and the Stork," "The Wolf and the Lamb," "The City Rat and the Country Rat," "The Raven and the Fox," "The Hare and the Tortoise," and "The Grasshopper and the Ant." Each plate includes a pull tab that moves elements of the image; the tortoise and the hare's heads bob at each other, and the lamb dunks a pitcher into a stream while the wolf looks on. Bound in red cloth with pictorial upper boards. Edges worn, evidence of hinge repair, else near fine. Scarce. Item #28185

Price: $750.00