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Of Beasts, Birds and Men: Fables from Three Lands
Here is an extra copy of this book. One part of a Myths, Tales and Legends grouping of reading books by this publisher. Aesop, LaFontaine, and Krilov are mixed together; the book is a fine short collection of typical ...
St. Enda Readers Junior Book
(The Educational Company of Ireland Limited, 1920)
This school reader contains one fable, The Old Tree and the Gardener attributed to Aesop (63). This is a difficult enough fable. The version of it here may not help clarify things. Its hint is to call the gardener rather ...
Studies in Reading: Second Grade
(University Publishing Company, 1918)
Here is an extra copy of this 1929 printing in poor condition. Ten fables are sprinkled along the way, each with a fine blue, orange, and white illustration. The Crows and the Dove (102) usually features the stork and ...
Katha Manga for Standard V
(Simasahita Am. Di. Gunasena saha Samagama, 1948)
This is a 98-page pamphlet in good condition. Its cover picture is identical in form with the cover for Katha Manga for Standard III in the same series and from the same year. Now the cover is blue rather than red. There ...
Katha Manga for Standard III
(Simasahita Am. Di. Gunasena saha SamagamaSīmāsahita Ăm. Ḍī. Guṇasēna saha Samāgama, 1948)
This is a 48-page pamphlet in good condition. It seems to contain fifteen texts, each with a black-and-white illustration. Many of the texts are famliar fables. Elephant and Pug (1); FWT (7); The Stag Admiring Himself ...
Fifty Famous Fables
(Johnson Publishing Company, 1910)
See my comments on the 1910 version of this little book that I have from Sherry Carroll. This version has a gray cover that gives no initials for Johnson but does add VA. to Richmond. The title-page, otherwise the same, ...
Fables for the Nursery, Original and Select
(Munroe and Francis, 1836)
This is a pleasant little (4½ x 5¾) book of original animal stories about twelve pages in length. The first six of its 224 pages consist of blanks and the title-page. The rest is entirely stories, with large print and ...
The Heath Readers: First Reader
(D. C. Heath & co. ;, 1910)
Some of the illustrations are colored in, and there is significant discoloration from paint or mud. The book closes with three fables: The Birds and the Frog (traditionally TT), The Bee and the Dove (Aesop's AD), ...
Longmans' Ship Literary Readers: Book I.
(Longmans Green, and Co.,, 1898)
A very nice first reader in very good shape. There are five fables with good simple illustrations, especially The Farmer and the Donkey (7), The Cats That Went to Law (28), and The Silly Frog (34). The farmer ...
The American Pictorial Primer
(Original: NY: George F. Cooledge and Brother. Facsimile: San Marino, CA: Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1845)
Simple and straightforward booklet. Among the few stories is MM (34). There is here no dreaming or counting of chickens before they hatch. This may not even be a fable. Simple illustrations.