Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1964. Paperback. 1 of 125 copies. With a leaf from the 1775-1779 Memorial Edition of the Fables Choisies, illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Oudrey and printed in Paris by Charles-Antoine Jombert. Brewer provides an interesting history of De La Fontaine’s life and work, along with a description of the beautiful memorial edition of his Fables, published a little more than fifty years after his death. It was published in four folio volumes with 275 outstanding engravings of Oudrey’s illustrations. This copy contains a one page engraving from “Le Loup et le Renard,” and pages 57-58 from the fable’s text. Printed at the Platin Press in Los Angeles. Folio volume bound in grey paper wraps, in a blue-grey marbled slipcase. Book is in near fine condition with light browning to engraving and text leaf. The slipcase shows some signs of wear but is in very good plus condition. 7 pages plus original leaves. PRI/081111. Very Good.