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Peter Parley's Thousand and One Stories.
(James Miller, 1857)
Here is a curious book containing 1001 items, including, the introduction says (xvi), the fables of Florian and LaFontaine. The frontispiece shows an early train. There are nine fables here, each with a strong engraving. ...
Recueil de Fables et Contes Choisis, À l'Usage de la Jeunesse.
(Myles MacPhail, 1850)
Of the thirty-one selections in this assortment, only two are Aesopic fables: The Monkey and the Dolphin (IV) and The Acorn and the Pumpkin (XIII). The other stories lean heavily toward historical anecdote. I enjoy the ...