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Das Leben Aesops
(Dieterich'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1974)
A very nicely done little book, with a touch of color on its cloth cover's design and on its spine. The version of the life used is, wisely, that published by Ben Edwin Perry from the tenth-century Manuscript 397 of the ...
Favole di animali
(AMZ Editrice, 1974)
Twenty-eight years ago I found a book by the same publisher covering fewer fables but using the same illustrations. The publishing history is not easy. That book used a subtitle Fiabe di la Fontaine, Fedro e Esopo. Its ...
(The Minerva Press & Hunkydory Designs Limited, 1974)
See my comments on the original 1895 version, which this splendid little book reproduces right down to its endpapers. The cover is green now, but it reproduces the same wonderful gold embossed illustration of a stork and ...
(Hillside Press, 1974)
A nicely executed miniature, with some pen markings on the title page and elsewhere. Eight fables, each with an illustration. And Aesop is illustrated in the frontispiece. The illustrations are more original than ...
More Fables of Aesop
(Parents' Magazine Press, 1974)
The sequel to the earlier Jack Kent's Fables of Aesop (1972). Just a wonderful book! Almost every story and illustration could be well used in a lecture. My favorite is The Cat and Venus. There is real wit in the ...