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The greedy fox and other stories by Aesop
This is a pleasant 20-page pamphlet 7½ x 8¼ containing three fables and a short life of Aesop including GGE and FK. The title-story puts the fox into a hollow tree trunk. There is a graphic illustration of the greedy fox ...
Once in a Wood: Ten Tales from Aesop
(A Mulberry Paperback Book: Greenwillow BooksMulberry Books, 1993)
Here is the paperback version of a hardbound book published in 1979, which I had found in 1985. Only the binding seems to have changed. See my comments there.
The Fables of Aesop
(Rupa & Co., 1993)
This is a Penguin-like paperback containing 313 fables. There is a T of C at the front. I can find no particular source for the texts. There is a problem on 219-220: the story is abbreviated on 219, while 220 presents ...
(PenguinPuffin Books, 1993)
A reprint in reduced dimensions of the lavish, beautiful first edition of 1981. Though the big format suits Holder's art better, the illustrations here are surprisingly sharp for a smaller work that is a reprint. Worth ...
Aesop's Fables With a Life of Aesop
(The University Press of KentuckyUniversity of Kentucky Press, 1993)
An excellent book and a valuable resource. A good introduction leads up to placing Hurus' book in history. Good comments on the history and traditions. Rinuccio translated Planudes from Greek into Latin in about 1450. ...
This edition was discovered by Mark Anderson, a student in my Fable Literature course. It includes twenty-five of the sixty-three fables found in Kincaid's volume of the same title from Checkerboard in 1989. There ...
(Ergun Yayinlari, 1993)
Is Aesop the old wizard-like figure on the cover handling a snake? This book is #44 of the series of 50 listed on the back cover. The lively illustrations are puzzling to me, since I do not immediately recognize the ...
Aesop's Desecrated Morals
(Magnecom an imprint of Rip Off Press,Magnecom, Rip Off Press, Inc., 1993)
A wonderful find with the help of a student of Fable Literature just a year ago. The front cover is a first gem: the grasshopper comes from the welfare office with food stamps, cash, and liquor in his four hands and says ...
Aesop: 12 Fabeln
(Michael Neugebauer Verlag, 1993)
This is the fifth book I have found illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. Two are large English versions. A third is a large German version. The last is a small English version. Put together the latter two and you come close ...
(Puffin Books Penguin,, 1993)
This book is the same page-size as the most recent Penguin (1954/64/91). From that edition this one drops the frontispiece, the introduction (all six parts), the note on critical editions, the title/illustration page just ...