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Aesop's Fables No. 1
This is a curious little landscape pamphlet with paper wraps and twelve very thin interior pages. On both covers a dapper cigar-smoking mouse faces a country hick mouse with a shepherd's crook. After the inside front ...
Favole di Esopo
(Einaudi Ragazzi, 1994)
This book reproduces in smaller paperback form the 1989 large hardbound book published by Barron. The paperback's size is 4¼ x 7¼; these proportions make for a narrow portrait format, and so the original images are regularly ...
Aesop's Fables: The Miller and His Donkey and The Greedy Dog
(Modern Publishing: Unisystems, Inc., 1994)
Here is the first printing of a pamphlet whose republication I have listed under 1995 from the same publisher. Books in this edition and this year cost $2.50. When reprinted a year later, they cost $2.95. See my comments there.
Aesop's Fables: A Selection
(The Acorn Press, 1982)
I got very lucky as I ducked into an unlikely shop featuring mostly new books and publishers' remainders. A bookcase of older and used books included two treasures. (The other is a pamphlet from Verona by Giovanni ...
(Penguin Books, 1996)
This inexpensive version takes over the text from Zipes' Signet Classic for the New American Library. This use of his text is not surprising, since NAL belongs to Penguin Books. This edition strips away the illustrations; ...
Fables d'Ésope 2: Les Hommes
(Éditions Corentin, 1995)
This is a tight little book, 6 x 7¾. It contains eighty-six of Aesop's fables drawn from either Chambry's 1927 translation or a version done by Hachette in 1913 without attribution to an author. To go with those texts ...
Fables d'Ésope 1: Les Animaux
(Editions CorentinÉditions Corentin, 1995)
This is a tight little book, 6 x 7¾. It contains ninety-six of Aesop's fables in a version done by Hachette in 1913 without attribution to an author. To go with those texts there are seventeen full-page illustrations ...
(Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 1990)
Here is a straightforward paperback text of 358 fables, preceded by two introductions and three pages of critical testimony to Aesop, and followed by indices first of fable characters and then of historical personages. ...
(Newton Compton editori s.r.l., 1995)
Here is a large bilingual paperback text of 358 fables in Greek and Italian prose. The fables themselves are preceded by an introduction, a translator's preface, and a moderate bibliography. The bibliography mentions ...
(Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1996)
Here is a slick-covered paperback--it actually looks like a Penguin paperback--offering the 358 Greek prose fables of Chambry's 1927 edition together with Italian prose translations on the facing page. Like its partner ...