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    • The Barefoot Book of Animal Tales From Around the World 

      Adler, Naomi; Hall, Amanda (Barefoot Books. Cambridge, Mass., 2004)
      Originally published as a hardbound book by Dial in the USA in 1996. The stories are from a good variety of cultures. Perhaps the most imposing illustration is that of Tilladick the giant frog sleeping after he has drunk ...
    • Conjunctions 18: Fables, Yarns, Fairy Tales 

      Abish, Walter; Morrow, Bradford (Bard Collegedistributed by Random House. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1992)
      I had not been aware of Conjunctions, which I notice is now at its Number 54, since it is published twice a year by Bard. This particular issue is a lively gathering of various short forms of literature. It is not easy, ...
    • Die deutsche und lateinische Fabel in der Frühen Neuzeit: Band I: Ausgewählte Texte 

      Elschenbroich, Adalbert (Max Niemeyer Verlag. Tübingen, 1990)
      This first volume of the two is a rich resource of early Renaissance fables composed in German and then, in a second section, composed in Latin. Between the two, on 213-228, are 23 illustrations reproduced from the works ...
    • Die deutsche und lateinische Fabel in der Frühen Neuzeit: Band II: Grundzüge einer Geschichte der Fabel in der Frühen Neuzeit; Kommentar zu den Autoren und Sammlungen 

      Elschenbroich, Adalbert (Max Niemeyer Verlag. Tübingen, 1990)
      This second volume of the two begins with the medieval Latin and German fable traditions and then works its way through essays on the various German and Latin collections of the first volume. The second half then offers ...
    • Die Gans und der Fuchs: Drei Dutzend Fabeln von La Fontaine, Goethe, Heine und Andern Schülern des Aesop 

      Scarpi, N. O (Diogenes Verlag. ZurichZürich, 1957)
      This is a fine, playful, well selected group of thirty-six fables on 75 pages, with a T of C at the end. Scarpi announces his criteria: he chooses rhymed animal fables that please him. Each fable gets a fresh page. There ...
    • El Libro de las Fabulas 

      Andrada, Carmen; Bravo-Villasante, Carmen (Susaeta Ediciones S.A.. Madrid, 1994)
      Ten countries are represented here, and in fact the fables are grouped by their country of origin. Spain leads with fifteen authors presenting thirty-nine fables. Other Spanish-speaking countries then provide from one ...
    • El Libro de las Fábulas: Recopilación de las más famosas fábulas de Samaniego, La Fontaine, Iriarte, Hartzembusch, etc. 

      Baeza Flores, Alberto,; Eimeric, Clovis; Florian,; Hartzenbusch, Juan Eugenio; Iriarte, Tomás de,; La Fontaine, Jean de,; Samaniego, Félix María (Editorial Juventud. Barcelona, 1930)
      Here is the 1958 third edition of a book I had already in its second edition from 1943. The monochrome illustrations here are not orange, as there, but rather black. There are thirty-three fables here from several ...
    • El Libro de las Fábulas: Recopilación de las más famosas fábulas de Samaniego, La Fontaine, Iriarte, Hartzembusch, etc. 

      No Author (Editorial Juventud. Barcelona, 1930)
      There are thirty-three fables here from several fabulists, including Samaniego, Iriarte, Hartzembusch, La Fontaine, Florian, and two fabulists new to me: Baeza and Clovis Eimeric. Each fable gets from one to three pages ...
    • Es war einmal…Fabel- und Märchenbilder für die Schule 

      Vomm, Wolfgang; Cuppers, Carl; Stach, Reinhard; Kolloch, Ursula (Bergisches Museum für Bergbau, Handwerk und Gewerbe. Bergisch Gladbach, 1993)
      Here is a curiosity. The Bergisches Museum in Bergisch Gladbach seems to have come to possess a number of wall hangings from schools and classrooms before modern media took over the function of illustrating stories and ...
    • Fable Stories 

      Hinton, William; Tan, Xiao; Tong, Yi; Wang, Guozhen; Yang, Xi (China Intercontinental Press. Beijing, 2011)
      Lively cartoon work to present a strong array of some thirty-nine Chinese fables. The English sometimes suffers, as on 13 when again appears twice in the same clause. The following story, Sincerity Can Affect Even Metal ...
    • Fables 

      Gay, John,; Milns, William; Moore, Edward (Printed and published by W. Milns. NY, 1797)
      This is a curious compilation of fables. The T of C facing the title-page has as its first heading Fables by Different Hands. These run for some 115 pages. They are a mix of prose and verse and of traditional fable stuff ...
    • Fablier en Vers, a l'Usage de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse 

      Bérenger, Laurent-Pierre (Bruyset Ainée et C.. A Lyon, 1802)
      The T of C at the end gives the basic structure and tells who wrote each fable. There are three books of fables here, with one hundred, one-hundred-and-fourteen, and forty-one fables in them, respectively. That adds up ...
    • Fabulous Beasts: Renaissance Animal Lore: An Exhibition 

      Doggett, Rachel; Dunnington, Jean; Miller, Jean (The Folger Shakespeare LibraryThe Library. Washington D.C., 1993)
      This is an exhibition catalogue from an exhibit done by and at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., June 24 to October 16, 1993. It is a large-format pamphlet of twenty-age pages, with slightly less stiff ...
    • Fábulas de los mejores autores 

      Selección y notas de Anteo Vidalta (Éditiorial Andina. Buenos Aires, 1973)
      "While the title page adds "de los mejores autores," the page before adds " Una rigurosa colección de las mas famosas fábulas" as a subtitle. The most surprising thing about this paperback book is the selection of fabulists ...
    • Fábulas: Esopo, Fedro, Iriarte, Samaniego y Hartzenbusch 

      No Author (Editorial Andrés Bello. Barcelona, 1983)
      "The introduction is well titled "Cinco Fabulistas." I think I could understand immediately choosing the latter three. They are prominent Spanish language fabulists. Why take only Aesop and Phaedrus from the classic ...
    • Hundert Fabeln mit hundert Bildern von Grandville 

      Grandville, (J.J.) (Verlag von Carl J. Klemann. Berlin, 1880)
      "This book is surprising in many ways. First, it is not what one usually finds in a book titled "Fifty" or "One Hundred" fables. Those are commonly Speckter and Hey's collection of pedagogical verse. The next surprise ...
    • Im Reich der Fabeln - Eine auswahl der besten Fabeln und Parabeln. Für die Jugend zusammengestellt 

      Fogowitz, A.H. (Druck und Verlag von Robert Bardtenschlager. Reutlingen, 1887)
      The title-page lists Aesop, Lessing, Gleim, La Fontaine, Curtmann "und vielen Anderen." The title-page also specifies that this selection is made "for youth." The three internal polychrome illustrations are on 32, 64, ...
    • Klassicheskaya Basnya (Classic Fables) (Russian): Aesop, LaFontaine, Krylov, Tolsmou, Muhalkov 

      Aesop; Krylov, Ivan Andreevich,; La Fontaine, Jean de; Mikhalkov, Sergeĭ; Tolstoy, Leo, (Strekosa PressStrekoza-Press. Moscow, 2004)
      Here is a medium-format book (5½ x 8), with a good selection from each of its five contributing fabulists: thirteen fables come from Aesop, fifteen from LaFontaine, twenty from Krylov, fifteen from Tolstoy, and twenty-five ...
    • Knaurs grosses Buch der Fabeln 

      Grandville, J. J; Uther, Hans-Jörg (Area Verlag. Erfstadt, GermanyErftstadt, 2007)
      The Germans continue to create impressive large collections of fables. This volume of 511 pages has at the back a register of authors and where their works can be found. This register also serves as a T of C. The afterword ...
    • Le Liévre [sic] et la Tortuë Mis en Fable par Différens Auteurs 

      Aesop; La Fontaine, Jean de; Luqmān (en l'École Municipale Estienne. Paris, 1914)
      Before writing anything else, I must point out what seems to me a major mistake in this student book. The first four presentations of Lièvre get the accent wrong! Those presentations are on the cover, on the first and ...