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Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others
(Bickers and Son Leicester Square,, 1886)
This book seems to be the third reprint of Bewick's work to have appeared about the same time. I have copies from Bickers in 1871 and Longmans in 1878. As I mention there, the simple wood engravings are lovely. Good ...
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists
(Printed for William Osborne and J & H Mozley, GainsboroughPrinted for Willm. Osborne & J.H. Mozley, 1850)
This is a small book, falling apart. It is almost identical with other Dodsley editions, but a quick check of the frontispiece and title page shows clear differences, additions and subtractions. The book's condition is ...
Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books
(Printed for Mathew Carey, 1811)
This is a bare-bones American publication of Dodsley's three books of fables. That is, there are no introductory chapters or final tables or appendices. The paper is quite fragile. The illustrations, one to a fable, are ...
Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists in Three Books. Ancient, Modern, and Original
(S. Fisher, 1802)
According to Bodemann, the text makeup of this book is the same as in the origianal 1761 edition with the exception of A New Life of Aesop. Osborne and Mozley in London had apparently issued a new edition in 1800, and ...