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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to Jean de la Fontaine, Fables Choisies, Mises en Vers (Paris, 1755), 1967-1998 and n.d. [c.1990-1998]

MS. 9101/36

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  1. 'Articles on the La Fontaine', notes on publications and photocopies of articles relating to J. de la Fontaine, Fables Choisies, Mises en Vers, arranged alphabetically by author or subject, and related papers, 1967-1998 and n.d. [c.1998]
  2. 'La Fontaine, correspondence', correspondence relating to editions and copies of Fables Choisies, 1990-1998
  3. 'La Fontaine talks, drafts for talks, & for Waddesdon ed[i]t[ion?]', including 'Oudry La Fontaine, 3/4/90 first draft ?for Waddesdon', typescript entitled 'The "Oudry" La Fontaine, typography, illustration, ornamentation’, 1990; and 'Le La Fontaine de Oudry et Cochin comme livre de luxe, 6 November, Maison Française', n.d. [c.1990]
  4. 'Le La Fontaine de 1755: les gravures d'Oudry et Cochin, le débat typographique avec Fournier, les reliures et la promotion du livre de luxe', notes for an article on the publication of La Fontaine’s Fables Choisies, and related papers, n.d. [c.1998]
  5. 'La Fontaine Fables, Fournier, Typography', notes for lectures relating to the work of Pierre Simon Fournier [(1712-1768), typefounder and typographic theoretician, designer of typefaces including Fournier], including a manuscript list of 'The published work of S. P. [sic] Fournier, called 'le jeune', n.d. [c.1990]
  6. 'La Fontaine, Fables Choisies, early ed[ition]s', notes on early editions of La Fontaine’s Fables Choisies, their locations and sale, 1995 and n.d. [c.1990]


  • 1967-1998 and n.d. [c.1990-1998]


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/36

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