REYNARD THE FOX. REINEKE FUCHS von Wilhelm von Goethe. Stuttgart: J.G. Cottascher 1857. 4to, publisher's brown embossed cloth with extensive gilt pictorial cover and spine, 212p., sl. wear to head of spine, scattered foxing, a VG bright copy. Goethe's translation of this fable first appeared in 1794 and with Kaulbach's illustrations in 1846. Illustrated by Wilhelm von Kaulbach with 36 large and very fine half-page engravings, pictorial title page, plus pictorial head and tailpieces to accompany this medieval fable populated by a variety of humanized animals. The fine engravings are exquisitely detailed with a touch of humor, very reminiscent of Grandville.