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The Hare and the Tortoise and The Tortoise and the Hare/La Liebre y la Tortuga and La Tortuga y la Liebre.
One of the most imaginative books I have found in a while, sitting on the floor of a wonderful basement full of kids' books. Barbara Yoffee, who showed me many books, rejoiced with me in my very own find. Bilingual on ...
Forty Famous Stories
(Hall and McCreary, 1936)
A Silent Reader with Speed and Comprehension Tests. By H.A. Mertz. Chicago: Hall and McCreary Company. $.98 at Half-Priced Books, Des Moines, April, '93.
Feathers and Tails
(Philomel Books, 1992)
Eighteen fables, two proverbs, and one riddle in a selection of wonderful variety and freshness. Besides old friends from La Fontaine (2), India, and Aesop (including two labelled Babrius and Armenia ), there are ...
An Argosy of Fables
(Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1921)
This edition is the next step up from the classy edition from Shaw's Books. Here are the points of contrast: This edition has a black cover with gold and red inlay. The excellent illustrations (except the missing FM ...
Twenty Four Fables of Aesop and other Eminent Mythologists.
(Ernest Benn, 1928)
Identical after the title page with the Dutton edition printed in England (1928?). Most of the illustrations are taken from Gheeraerts' edition from Bruges of 1567 (the three others are from Gheeraerts' work published in ...
Let's Learn To Read: Fables Retold
(Blackie & Son, 1960)
Here are ten well chosen stories, each with at least one two-color design. The Cock and the Dog'; TH, The Stag at the Pool; OR, The Wicked Cobbler; FC' The Farmer and the Eagle; SW; LM, and The Woodcutter and His Axe. ...
(Quadrate Buchhandlung und Antiquariat, Mannheim, 1995)
Here was a very lucky find on this visit's first day in Mannheim. I had found some things in this store on various previous visits. Many of the other used book shops in Mannheim have ceased to exist, so I was happy to ...
(Büttenpapierfabrik Hahnemühle GmbH., 2000)
Here is a little gift item from a paper factory to its friends. The beauty mark of this lovely little (6x 8¼) book lies in its illustrations. They are copious and excellent. The colors that predominate are brown and ...
Fabeln und Parabeln der Weltliteratur
(Max Hesses Verlag, 1907)
I previously knew Etzel's work through a 1990 edition by Bechtermünz Verlag, which -- as is now clear to me -- took Etzel's classic text collection and added illustrations, making a small-format book into a large one. Now ...
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 ...