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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 ...
(Librairie P. Ducrocq, 1885)
A surprise sitting on the kids' shelf. Actually fifty-one fables from seventeen fabulists, most brief and illustrated with nice vignettes. The best art is of the ass and the thieves (13), GGE (28), the travellers and 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 ...
Last Fairy Tales
(Harper & Brothers, 1884)
This eclectic collection of twenty-seven stories includes two that are listed as fables. The Wolf and the Goat (221) is an expansive story of some nine pages. It is subtitled A Mediaeval Fable. The wolf presses the goat ...