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(Del Prado, 2004)
This is an impressively bound little volume of 638 pages. By my count, it contains some 322 fables in black print with maroon titles. Del Prado is known for its series of classics. There is a T of C at the back covering ...
(Cassell Petter, and Galpin,, 1873)
This is a second and poorer copy of the second edition. Like the better copy, this book has the same format, cover design, pagination as the first edition, done perhaps in 1869. See my comments there. The cloth cover ...
Aesop's Fables Translated and with Full Notes
(Commercial Press, LimitedShang wu yin shu guan, 1921)
Here is a softbound reader with lots of explanations right after each paragraph -- and even each sentence -- of a fable. There are 126 fables on 326 pages. The whole book is deteriorating. There is a T of C at the ...
Aesop's Fables with Instructive Morals and reflections, abstracted from all party considerations, adapted to all capacities: and design'd to promote religion, morality, and universal benevolence
(Gale ECCO Print EditionJ. Osborn, Junior/Gale Ecco, 1740)
This is a good publish-on-demand printing of apparently the most original of the Samuel Richardson editions. Ecco says the title-page is engraved Published November 20, 1739. Bodemann #131.1 is their first copy, printed ...
Learning for Life: Aesop's Fables Part 1
(Reader's World, 1999)
This is an energetic large-format pamphlet 24 pages long and presenting five fables. Part 1 of four parts. The fables presented are FG, DS, LM, BW, and Chanticleer. The plunge of the dog into the water in DS on 9 is well done.
Aesop's Fables: Selected and Told Anew by Joseph Jacobs
(Capricorn Press, 1984)
This is a fresh rendition of MacMillan's 1964 edition of Jacobs and Levine. Clifton Fadiman's essay from that edition has dropped. So has the portion of the title that claimed a tracing of the fables' history. Added are ...
Never-Grow-Old-Stories Retold from Aesop's Fables
(Lyons & Carnahan, 1925)
This book contains thirty-eight of the best stories told for very little boys and girls who like cats and dogs, and lions and bears (at a proper distance), and who never tire of watching them or reading about their wise ...
Aesop's Fables. An Anthology of the Fabulists of All Countries.
(London: J.M. Dent/NY: E.P. Dutton, 1913)
Now I have worked my way back to a first printing of this classic! In keeping with previous annotations on this book, I will mention the distinguishing marks of the next printing (1918) as opposed to this one. The 1918 ...
Aesops Fables (Inside title: The Fables of Aesop)
(The Bour Company, 1911)
At last I have a good copy of this pamphlet. The upper right corner of the cover is cropped, but otherwise it is in reasonable condition for its age. This is a ten-page pamphlet, 4½ x 6, with The Cunning Fox on the cover ...
The Fables of Aesop: Selected, told anew and their history traced by Joseph Jacobs
(Macmillan Company, 1894)
I count twelve different editions of Jacobs/Heighway that I have collected before I finally got back to a first edition. This book has a green decorated cloth cover with gilt titles. It is inscribed in 1903. There is a ...