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Fables of Aesop and Others. Newly done into English. With an Application to each Fable. Illustrated with Cutts
This book lacks a title page. It was sent to me for analysis by Mercy in Action, to which it had been donated. It also lacks a spine and cover, and has copious writing and doodling, for example, on the early pages. It ...
Fables of Aesop and Others. Translated into English. With Instructive Applications and a Print before each Fable
Here is a book in poor condition. It lacks covers, title-page, and all pages before 3 and after 314. What remains is in poor condition. It seems in all respects identical to two editions: the first -- a stated 13th ...
(Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books. A New Edition)
(J. Dodsley?, 1775)
This damaged book is very close to one I have listed with under 1773, with J. Dodsley as the publisher. That date is given on the title page there. The plates are similar but never exactly the same. In the Life of Aesop, ...
Select Tales and Fables with Prudential Maxims and other Little Lessons of Morality in Prose and Verse Equally Instructive & Entertaining for the Use of Both Sexes, Vols. I-II
(For T. Osborn and J. NoursePrinted for T. Osborn Grays-Inn and J. Nourse at the Lamb, over against Catherine-Street, in the Strand.,, 1746)
This fine little book has one of those titles that goes on forever. It continues: Wherein Their Foibles as well as Beauties are presented to their View in the fairest & most inoffensive point of Light...The whole embellished ...
Esope en belle humeur ou l'elite de ses fables enrichies de figures/Esopus bey der Lust
(Johann Christoph KisnerJohann Christoph Kißner, 1729)
Bodemann #88.6 and Fabula Docet #44. I am so lucky to have found this little (3½ x 6) book! Kißner represents the beginning of the bilingual Esope en belle humeur tradition, which will include my 1750 Christian Herold ...
Esope en belle humeur ou l'elite de ses fables/Esopus bey der Lust oder dessen auserlesenste mit Kupfern, Moralien und Versen gezierte Fabeln
(Chretien HeroldChristian Herold, 1750)
After 99 fables from Aesop, all in both French and German and each with an excellent illustration, several other volumes are bound together (without illustrations): Phedrus and Philadelphus, Pilpai, and les devoirs de ...
Fables Translated from Aesop and Other Authors. To which are subjoined a Moral in Verse and an Application in Prose Adapted to each Fable
(Printed for S. Crowder in Pater-noster Row,, 1774)
After searching in Bodemann and in my favor private collector, I finally found Draper in Hobbs. This book is clearly fashioned along the lines of Croxall's, but Draper takes clear exception to Croxall's work. I may be ...
Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others
(1784: T. Saint/1878: Longmans, Green, 1776)
Lovely, if sometimes simple, wood engravings. The best may be TT and DS. This is apparently an early work of Bewick's, not to be confused with the classic 1818 edition. Tripartite AI at the back.
Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books
(J. Dodsley, 1767)
I feel as though I have been through this history before but have forgotten too much of it! Here is a 1767 Dodsley in good condition except for its separated front cover. It was published by J. Dodsley in Pall-mall in ...
Aesopi Phrygis et Aliorum Fabulae
(Dominici LouisaeSumptibus Dominici Lovisae, 1780)
This little book belongs with three others in the collection, all with the same title and all by different publishers. They are listed under 1757? and 1777 and 1781. The publishers are Johannis Antonii Remondini in ...