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Aesop's Fables: The Holland Edition of 1659
(The Halford Sauce Company, 1897)
As often happens, something I had never seen before has reappeared within six months. And as often happens, I thought I was buying a second copy of exactly the same booklet I already had. It turns out that this is the ...
(London: William Heinemann/NY: Doubleday, Page, and Co., 1912)
T of C and list of illustrations. Both the colored and black-and-white illustrations are very well done. The colored illustrations come alive in this early edition, e.g., The Crab and His Mother, The Blackamoor, 2P, Venus ...
(Porter & Coates, 1848)
The best runs I have seen yet of the Tenniel illustrations. It is unfortunate that there are only fifty of them here. The book is in great condition and even has a place-marking ribbon! The illustrations are listed on ...
The Baby's Own Aesop
(George Routledge and Sons, 1887)
At last I have the Routledge first edition. How wonderful! The colors are excellent. The early pages are a delight, featuring, e.g., owls with spectacles on the title page. The illustrations are differently colored and ...