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Selected fables.

Jean de La Fontaine

Selected fables.

by Jean de La Fontaine

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Published by G. Braziller in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fables, French -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by Eunice Clark. Illustrated by Alexander Calder.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1811.E3 C4 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p.
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6226398M
    LC Control Number57012838
    OCLC/WorldCa888673

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Twenty-six famous fables written by La Fontaine. Even if you do not know French you will recognize the story about the hare and the tortoise. Publication Date [] Languages French Contributor Library of Congress - United States Publisher E.

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