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Les Fables d'Ésope, mises en Français, avec le sens moral, en quatre vers, à chaque Fables
(Belin Le Prieur; Le Prieur, 1827)
This seems to be a later printing of the book which Bodemann lists under #215.1, down to the page count (302) and the number of plates (15). The Life of Aesop lasts some 67 pages. The book measures about 3½ x 5½. Except ...
Die Fabeln des Aesop in deutscher, lateinischer, französischer und italienischer Sprache, Heft 17
(Kunsthandlung des H.F. Müller, 1827)
This is a very curious little pamphlet. It is Volume 17 of a series that began appearing in January of 1827 and kept appearing every Saturday. Each little installment contains four fables in four languages on green-tinted ...
Aesop's Fables with Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Engravings on Wood
(C. WhittinghamJoseph Booker, Whittaker, Duncan et al, 1828)
This book is identical with versions I have from 1839, 1841, and 1849. With all of these it shares the small size, here about 3¼ x 5. This version turns out to be the earliest I have of this version. Other versions' ...
Old Friends in a New Dress or Select Fables of Aesop in Verse.
(London: Smith, Elder, and Co. Glasgow: Chalmers and Collins., 1826)
126 fables on 235 pages, followed by more than twenty pages of advertisements. In fact, the text itself is preceded and followed by commendations of an earlier edition of the book. I have tried the first three fables. ...
Select Fables: New Translations from Aesop
(Frederick Westley and A.H. Davis, 1828)
This twelve-page chapbook cost more than I would like to pay, but it seems to be the real thing. In fact it seems to come from the very end of the chapbook-era. It is larger than I have conceived of chapbooks, since it ...
Fabulae Aesopicae ad Optimorum Librorum Fidem Accurate Editae
(Sumtibus et Typis C. TauchnitiiSumtibus et typis Caroli Tauchnitii, 1829)
This is a classic text as many classicists would like it most: nothing but the Greek text of 423 Greek-titled fables on 190 small pages (4 x 5½). Since this edition occurs after Schneider's publication of the Augustana ...