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(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 ...
Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances.
(MacMillan and Co., 1883)
Compare with my copy of MacMillan's first American edition of the same year. Blackwell's salespeople were unaware that they had this book, and I discovered it just as the store was about to close. By comparison with the ...
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.
The Fables of Aesop now newly imprinted by Vincent Torre
(At The Ink-Well PressPrinted for E.W. at the Sign of the Ink-Well, 1952)
Gradually I am coming to the end of finding--and affording--the various fable works of Vincent Torre. This is another beautiful piece. This book is a surprisingly short 40 pages long and contains twenty fables. The ...
Aesop's Fables Retold in Verse Braille
(Seedlings Braille Books for Children, 1989)
Here is a large-format spiral-bound Braille edition done from the Morrow Junior Books edition of 1988. I am delighted that Seedlings chose the Paxton version to present to their readers because Paxton, a writer of popular ...
Fabeln des Aesop
(Otto Maier Verlag, 1966)
Here is the German version of the book written by Louis Untermeyer and published by Golden Press a year earlier in the USA. This version follows the original down to the pagination of each fable. As I write there, this ...
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 ...