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Selected fables

Jean de La Fontaine

Selected fables

by Jean de La Fontaine

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Published by Quadrangle Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Eunice Clark ; illustrated by Alexander Calder.
ContributionsClark, Eunice., Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976.
The Physical Object
Pagination88p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13872209M

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