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Fábulas en Verso Castellano para el Uso del Real Seminario Bascongado, Tomo I. y II.
(Manuel Muñoz y Companía, 1817)
Samaniego's Fábulas (1781 for the first volume's five books, 1784 for the second volume's four books) contain 157 fables. As the title here indicates, they were originally written for boys educated in the school founded ...
The American Spelling Book
(Published by Holbrook and Fessenden, 1817)
Now here is a worn book! It has been well used and well eaten! Amid all its good things are eight fables on 83-98. New to me are The Boy That Stole Apples (83) and The Fox and the Bramble (92). The Cat and the Rat (90) ...
Lehren der Weisheit und Tugend in auserlesenen Fabeln, Erzählungen und Liedern: Ein Buch für die Jugend
(In der J.J. Mäcken'schen Buchhandlung, 1817)
Someone must have found some very useful material in this book, since it went through ten editions! It is organized into three major sections. The first has five subsections: Activity and Industriousness; Moderation and ...
Fables de la Fontaine
(Pierre Didot l'Ainé et de Firmin Didot, 1817)
Here is a curious find. It combines a first half of La Fontaine's fables first published in An VII but now labelled 1817 with a second half still labelled An VII. Not only do I have copies of both halves, but I have just ...
La Fontaine's Fables Now First Translated from the French By Robert Thomson With Elegant Engraved Figures
This book is a curious find representing three-fourths of another edition, sold (and published?) eleven years later by a publishing house and bookstore still thriving in Paris. Chenu in Paris did a first edition set of ...