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The Father, his Son and their Donkey/Hermes and the Wood-cutter/The Rich Man and his Servant.
(Oxford University Press, 1971)
Nice changes inculturate these fables: Ibrahim and Ali are given native skin and clothing. Hermes becomes the god of a river. The servant and the rich man con each other.
Fables in Verse Inspired by Aesop and La Fontaine
(Writers Club PressiUniverse.com Inc.,, 2000)
The author's preface is quite straightforward. He wants to present his own version of already famous fables. He wants to convey them in a manner that is enjoyable and at times humorous. He hopes readers will enjoy his ...
Tesoro de Fábulas: Esopo, La Fontaine, Samaniego, Iriarte y Otros
(Fernández Editores, 1991)
As the T of C at the back shows, this paperback includes thirty fables from Aesop, eight from the Panchatantra, three from Phaedrus, thirty-two from La Fontaine, fourteen from Samaniego, twenty from Iriarte, six from ...
Klassicheskaya Basnya (Classic Fables) (Russian): Aesop, LaFontaine, Krylov, Tolsmou, Muhalkov
(Strekosa PressStrekoza-Press, 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 ...
Fables des animaux: d'Esope à La Fontaine
(Editions Lito, 1962)
Copyright Editions AMZ Milan. The page before the title-page reads Le Grand Livre des Fables. Is that a series to which this book might belong? This is my fifth book using Bodini's illustrations. It is the largest and ...
(J.H. Sears & Company, 1920)
This little book brims with questions. First, do I not recognize these covers of a boy and girl, respectively, reading? Next, how does this text expand the usual set of texts derived from Rundell (sometimes labelled ...
(Printed for G. Polidori and James Wallis, 1800)
This is a small volume (3¼ x 5½) containing some eighty-nine verse fables on 194 pages. A T of C at the back lists the fables. They seem from the titles to be closely patterned after La Fontaine. Is this a second edition ...
Fables Choisies d'Ésope (Fables d'Ésope on spine)
(Garnier FrèresGarnier frer̀es, 1870)
The full subtitle is: Nouvelle Édition Classique en Vue de l'Étude Simultanée de la Grammaire et des Racines, Suivie des Fables Imitées d'Ésope par la Fontaine et d'un Lexique Nouveau. Whew! Good things! The book starts ...
Choix de Fables d'Ésope
(Librairie Classique Eugène BelinLibrairie Classique d'Eugène Belin, 1882)
Here is a handy little volume from the late nineteenth century in Paris. First there are forty fables in Greek, each with an epimythium and plenty of footnotes. After that come forty fables of La Fontaine that imitate ...
Promenade au Jardin des Fables
(Braun & Cie/Berger-LevraultBraun Berger-Levrault,, 1923)
One of the heavier and more pretentious books in the collection. The book seems to me to represent a kind of printer's dream, drawing in all sorts of illustrations. I have listed Berger-Levrault as a publisher, but they ...