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Mille et une Histoires: les Renards
(Fleurus Presse, 2002)
"This is the February, 2002, number of a subscription pamphlet for young people and their parents. It contains four fox stories. From "Roman de Renard" comes the fable about the tail of Ysengrim. From "Kamchatka" comes ...
Mís fábulas favorítas
"Here is a large-format stapled pamphlet of 24 pages that spent too long in a musty basement. It presents some heavy handed themes for little readers? TH is pictured in flowerchild fashion on the cover, with bugs and ...
One by One: A Child's Book of Tales and Fables, With Fifty Illustrations
(George Routledge and Sons, 1880)
"This book is identical with another in the collection except that this cover is green cloth embossed with gold, while that book has a red cloth cover embossed with gold. Let me repeat what I wrote there. Here are ...
Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Vol. 1
(Classic Publishing Company, 1910)
This first volume of this long series handles Addison to Blackmore. Aesop is third in line -- after Aeschylus -- and has five fables here: DLS WSC, TMCM, WL, and BS. The book's format is small: about 3½ x 6. There is ...
Aventuras de Animales
(Ramón Sopena, 1935)
The first surprise in this book is that its front cover shows an Approbación Ecclesiástica! A second surprise is the lovely array of illustrations: several engaging full-color full-page illustrations, some black-and-white ...
The Junior Classics
(P.F. Collier and Sons, 1912)
Some thirty fables at the end of this volume. Is the translation from Jacobs? No illustrations. I have volumes in a revised and in a new Junior Classics Series. This series has an introduction by Charles Eliot and looks ...
The World's Wit and Humor: Greek, Roman, Oriental.
(The Review of reviews company, 1906)
Only six unimpressive Aesopic fables, but a lovely book nonetheless.
Things by Their Right Names
(Marsh, Capen, Lyon, & WebbThomas H. Webb & Co., 1840)
This little volume is unusual in having a series page, then a pre-title-page, and then a title-page. The pre-title page identifies this volume as Selections from the Writings of Mrs. Barbauld by Mrs. Sarah J. Hale. The ...
Old Friends and New Friends: Tales, Fables, and Emblems, in Prose and Verse
(London: Frederick Warne and Co.; NY: Scribner, Welford, and Armstrong, 1880)
Here is a fat little book, 6 x 7¼. The body of the book starts off well with a full version of MSA, including six strong illustrations, the last of them a full page in size. Other stories along the way include MM, The ...
Kurze Geschichten die von Tieren berichten
(Ensslin & Laiblins VerlagsbuchhandlungEnßlin & Laiblin, 1935)
These are moral-heavy stories for young people. They include a mixture of fables. Among the fables are these: Die beiden Ziegen (10); Vom Frosch und der Maus (16); Bestrafter Leichtsinn (19); Der Fuchs und der Rabe (23); ...