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Aesopica Vol. 1: Greek & Latin Texts
(Arno Press, 1952)
The standard work for textual comparison. It is hard to know if it is worth $75, but at least the Arno Press version has the complete original.
A Selection of Aesop's Fables
(Castle Book Murray Group of Companies,Castle Books: Murray, 1952)
This book is the same as the previous book, except that the pictures are all done in black-and-white. This book has the rare distinction of separating the two pages of T of C to put in between a page containing only ...
Fables of Aesop
This paperback from Clare Leeper presents a transition between two copies of the Penguin paperback I already had. The simplest way to find the chain of changes is to watch the new retail price marked on the book. My ...
(Uitg. ElectaUitgeverij Electa, 1950)
The bulk of this book is a set of 150 Aesopic fables done into Dutch verse. The fables are divided into these subsets: stories from mythology, animals (alone or with people), humans (alone or with gods), nature, and ...
Little Stories from Aesop
(Wm. Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., 1950)
This booklet presents eight fables, seven of them each illustrated by a full-color page and by one-to-several other black-and-white designs. The fables presented include BC; TH; The Ass and the Frogs; The Leopard and the ...
(J.W. Eides Forlag, 1951)
Here is a book of wonderful art, lovingly produced! The color work is excellent. Among the best are these: The Fox and Goat (15); The Bear and Bees (16); OR (29); WL (34); TB (51), BF (56-57); and MSA (66-67). The ...
(Wonder Books, 1958)
How have I missed this book until now? It seems a standard children's reading book, about 6½ x 8. The original cost in 1958 was $.25. Notice which fables are chosen; they seem a standard set for the mid-1900's: FC, MM, ...
Little Tales from Aesop
(Bairns Books Ltd., 1950)
This is a large sixteen-page landscape-formatted pamphlet with various kinds of illustrations for its thirteen fables. The most exciting are the full-page colored illustrations for FS (front cover), DLS, The Cat and the ...
Fables of Aesop
(Penguin Books, 1954)
This is the only hardbound Penguin edition that I think I have ever seen! It looks from several indications as though it were printed for some country in Asia. It has some Oriental (?) characters on the verso of the ...
12 Fables of Aesop
(Museum of Modern Artdist. by Doubleday & Company, 1954)
See my comments on the original and the later paperback listed under 1954/67.