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…his miscellaneous works, La Fontaine’s Contes et nouvelles en vers ( Tales and Novels in Verse ) considerably exceed the Fables in bulk. The first of them was published in 1664, the last posthumously. He borrowed them mostly from Italian sources, in particular Giovanni Boccaccio, but he preserved none of the 14th-century…

…et nouvelles en vers (1762; Tales and Novels in Verse ). In this work, Joseph Gerard Barbou, the printer, used types and ornaments by Fournier, full-page engravings by Eisen, and complex spot illustrations and tailpieces by Pierre-Phillippe Choffard. This superb example of Rococo book design combined the ornamented types, decorative initials,…

Contes et nouvelles en vers (English: Tales and Novellas in Verse ) is an anthology of various ribald short stories and novellas collected and versified from prose by Jean de La Fontaine . Claude Barbin of Paris published the collection in 1665.

La Fontaine drew from several French and Italian works of the 15th and 16th centuries, among them The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio , Ludovico Ariosto 's Orlando Furioso , Antoine de la Sale 's collection Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles , and the work of Bonaventure des Périers .

2 parts bound in 1 volume small 8vo [157 x 100 mm]: I / 1 frontispiece, (8) ll., 236 pp., 29 engravings; II/ (4) ll., 216 pp. and 29 engravings. Bound in stiff contemporary vellum, flat spine. Contemporary binding .

This edition contains 58 tales , that is to say all of those written by La Fontaine excepting the 6 that he published the same year, in the Ouvrages de prose et de Poésie in collaboration with Maucroix, and the tale Le Quiproquo , which was only published after his death.

Published during the author’s lifetime, this original edition is also the first illustrated edition. It contains 1 frontispiece and 58 etchings engraved by Romain de Hooghe.

The witty illustration by Romain de Hooghe, one of the masterpieces of the artist, is the only one to be contemporary to the text; Otto Benesh refers to it as "one of the greatest illustrations of all times".

This edition is "illustrated with beautiful and very expressive etchings by Romain de Hooghe". (Catalogue of Baron de Ruble, n° 275).

Les Contes gather the whole licentious work of Jean de La Fontaine and on the king's order, the police had this collection suppressed.

Umberto Brunelleschi (1879-1949) was an Italian painter, illustrator and scenographer. He studied at the fine arts academy in Florence and exhibited his work in Italy, then settled in Paris around 1900. There he quickly became part of a circle of young poets in the Latin Quarter and found work as a caricaturist and illustrator in […]

…his miscellaneous works, La Fontaine’s Contes et nouvelles en vers ( Tales and Novels in Verse ) considerably exceed the Fables in bulk. The first of them was published in 1664, the last posthumously. He borrowed them mostly from Italian sources, in particular Giovanni Boccaccio, but he preserved none of the 14th-century…

…et nouvelles en vers (1762; Tales and Novels in Verse ). In this work, Joseph Gerard Barbou, the printer, used types and ornaments by Fournier, full-page engravings by Eisen, and complex spot illustrations and tailpieces by Pierre-Phillippe Choffard. This superb example of Rococo book design combined the ornamented types, decorative initials,…

Contes et nouvelles en vers (English: Tales and Novellas in Verse ) is an anthology of various ribald short stories and novellas collected and versified from prose by Jean de La Fontaine . Claude Barbin of Paris published the collection in 1665.

La Fontaine drew from several French and Italian works of the 15th and 16th centuries, among them The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio , Ludovico Ariosto 's Orlando Furioso , Antoine de la Sale 's collection Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles , and the work of Bonaventure des Périers .

…his miscellaneous works, La Fontaine’s Contes et nouvelles en vers ( Tales and Novels in Verse ) considerably exceed the Fables in bulk. The first of them was published in 1664, the last posthumously. He borrowed them mostly from Italian sources, in particular Giovanni Boccaccio, but he preserved none of the 14th-century…

…et nouvelles en vers (1762; Tales and Novels in Verse ). In this work, Joseph Gerard Barbou, the printer, used types and ornaments by Fournier, full-page engravings by Eisen, and complex spot illustrations and tailpieces by Pierre-Phillippe Choffard. This superb example of Rococo book design combined the ornamented types, decorative initials,…

…his miscellaneous works, La Fontaine’s Contes et nouvelles en vers ( Tales and Novels in Verse ) considerably exceed the Fables in bulk. The first of them was published in 1664, the last posthumously. He borrowed them mostly from Italian sources, in particular Giovanni Boccaccio, but he preserved none of the 14th-century…

…et nouvelles en vers (1762; Tales and Novels in Verse ). In this work, Joseph Gerard Barbou, the printer, used types and ornaments by Fournier, full-page engravings by Eisen, and complex spot illustrations and tailpieces by Pierre-Phillippe Choffard. This superb example of Rococo book design combined the ornamented types, decorative initials,…

Contes et nouvelles en vers (English: Tales and Novellas in Verse ) is an anthology of various ribald short stories and novellas collected and versified from prose by Jean de La Fontaine . Claude Barbin of Paris published the collection in 1665.

La Fontaine drew from several French and Italian works of the 15th and 16th centuries, among them The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio , Ludovico Ariosto 's Orlando Furioso , Antoine de la Sale 's collection Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles , and the work of Bonaventure des Périers .

2 parts bound in 1 volume small 8vo [157 x 100 mm]: I / 1 frontispiece, (8) ll., 236 pp., 29 engravings; II/ (4) ll., 216 pp. and 29 engravings. Bound in stiff contemporary vellum, flat spine. Contemporary binding .

This edition contains 58 tales , that is to say all of those written by La Fontaine excepting the 6 that he published the same year, in the Ouvrages de prose et de Poésie in collaboration with Maucroix, and the tale Le Quiproquo , which was only published after his death.

Published during the author’s lifetime, this original edition is also the first illustrated edition. It contains 1 frontispiece and 58 etchings engraved by Romain de Hooghe.

The witty illustration by Romain de Hooghe, one of the masterpieces of the artist, is the only one to be contemporary to the text; Otto Benesh refers to it as "one of the greatest illustrations of all times".

This edition is "illustrated with beautiful and very expressive etchings by Romain de Hooghe". (Catalogue of Baron de Ruble, n° 275).

Les Contes gather the whole licentious work of Jean de La Fontaine and on the king's order, the police had this collection suppressed.




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