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The Ass and the Lapdog & Other Stories
(Pegasus B. Jain, 2010)
There are four fables in this 16-page, large-format (almost 8½ x 11) booklet. The title-story comes only third of the four. The Shepherd and the Wild Goats is well told and well illustrated: those who treat new recruits ...
The Hare & the Tortoise & Other Stories
(Pegasus B. Jain, 2010)
There are four fables in this 16-page, large-format (almost 8½ x 11) booklet. TH is told in traditional fashion, but the booklet's cover presents the hare riding on the tortoise. The hare also happens to be holding a ...
Usborne Illustrated Stories from Aesop
(Usborne Publishing, 2013)
I visited this monthly flea-market as a part of a visit with my cousin Barb, and there in the middle of the market was an Usborne representative selling books at non-flea-market prices. I have enjoyed Usborne books for a ...
Here is a good printing of Rackham's black-and-white art after a T of C. 154 pages. I now have Rackham's work published in the following languages: English, Swedish, Modern Greek, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Hebrew, ...
(Bergen Faktorforening, 1968)
This slim book of some 24 pages was apparently a Christmas gift of the Bergen Faktorforening. In fact, Wiig had done a 1951 translation of Aesop 106 pages in length, illustrated by Johan Berle Reidar and published by J.W. ...
Fables Written in Gregg Shorthand with Shorthand Penmanship Pointers. Reprinted from The Gregg Writer
(Reprinted from the Gregg writer, 1940)
This pamphlet, 3¼ x 6¼, contains one fable per page over pages 3-52. A lovely note from Judy Newman accompanies the pamphlet: This belonged to John's mom--just the sort of quirky little thing she would get a kick out of. ...
See my comment on the paperbound edition.
The Exploding Frog and Other Fables from Aesop.
(Little, Brown, 1981)
Here is a delightful book, chock full of funny illustrations. The tellings are also witty, if they do depart a bit from Aesop. I could go back to this book for many illustrations and several stories. For me this book ...
Sixty Amusing and Instructive Fables in French and English
(Printed for E. Johnson, 1773)
The title-page continues: Divided into Sections, and the Two Languages answering almost verbatim for the Greater Conveniency of Learners. The Whole adorned with Cuts. Designed principally for Schools. This is a lovely ...
Aesop's Fables with their Morals: in Prose and Verse, Grammatically Translated
(J. Hodges, 1741)
Together with the History of His Life and Death. Newly and Exactly Translated out of the Original Greek. This edition was first published by Francis Eglesfield in London in 1651 (Bodemann #71.1) and then by Philiips ...