Reynard the Fox


Reineke Fuchs, Einband der Ausgabe des Versepos von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1846).

From Wikimedia Commons’ stock of images related to the medieval trickster hero, and another great cover showing the 19th century art of the blocked binding. In a similar vein, don’t miss these marvellous illustrations at BibliOdyssey.


Reineke als Sieger by Wilhelm von Kaulbach (1846).

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Old book covers
Decorated Russian book covers
The Hetzel editions of Jules Verne

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  1. I am seeking references to/of fox/es as guides to the elderly. Are there that can be related to a neophyte? r

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