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(McLoughlin Bros., 1903)
A big old kids' book in terrible shape, but it has one fable in it: FG in poetry. The illustration has three foxes jumping for the grapes.
The Animal Story Book
(Hall & Locke, 1902)
Includes some 11 fables from Aesop and 4 from LaFontaine (and Piers Plowman's Belling the Cat). Abundant black and white illustrations, done by a variety of people: Doré, Fellman?, Prunair?. Colored illustrations elsewhere ...
The Fables of Aesop with a Life of the Author.
(John W. Lovell Co., 1865)
One illustration per story, noble rather than imaginative. The applications are often longer than the fables!
Fables from the Raffles Hotel Arcade: A Collection of Short Stories
(Angsana Books, 1995)
These are eleven stories somehow pertinent to the Raffles Hotel. I have tried two of them and find them charming.The Envy Letters by Jan Pryor (74-81) tells of childhood days at the hotel. Relatives and friends would ...
Uncle Frank's Select Fables for Good Boys and Girls III: The Fir and the Bramble.
(Wm. H. Murphy, 1851)
Third of six volumes, with pages numbered consecutively (here 69-102). Twenty-five fables. Here we have The Dove and the Bee (99) instead of The Ant and the Pigeon. The organizing principle seems to be the ...
Fables de la Fontaine(?)
(A. Quantin et CompanieA. Quantin inprimeur-editeur,, 1890)
A curious book. A whole set of blank pages of different paper quality is inserted before 29 and after the close of the book, where one learns that Quantin at least printed the book. This book may represent the worst ...
Fables de la Fontaine I
(Éditions du Sagittaire], 1931)
It is exactly one year later as I at last have braved cutting the pages and have taken the time to enjoy the delightful, colorful aquarelles here. I like them very much. One can simply enjoy the color and composition of ...
Scholastic Scope (magazine)
(Scholastic Inc. etc.], 1992)
Page 1 invites you to write you (sic) own fable. Pages 2-6 present fables as stuff for games. DS is missing 10 words that need to be inserted. FC is the basis of a crossword puzzle. Thurber's The Moth and the ...
Sheldon and Co's Modern School Third Reader.
(Sheldon & Company, 1910)
Two fables find their way into this little book: The Lark and Her Young (47) and Trying to Please Everybody (MSA, 73). The latter has a distinctive and lively illustration. This book is in terrible condition: ...
The Tortoise and the Hare (Storytoon)
(Rand McNally, 1962)
Harmless, simple cartoons. The boasting hare waited in order to make the finish exciting, and the wait led to a two-minute nap that stretched on and on. The hare could never boast again.