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The Fabulator or the Hall of Aesop being a Selection of Fables in Prose and Verse from the most esteemed Authors
(Printed for H.D. Symonds, 1820)
Not in Bodemann. H.D. Symonds of 20 Paternoster Row seems to be a famous publisher of books in the early nineteenth century. This is a handy little volume (3½ x 5½) in surprisingly good shape. I find only two illustrations: ...
Lights to Literature: Book One: A First Reader
(Rand McNally & Company,, 1898)
Here is the first reader to complement the second, which I found twenty-two years ago. SW is told in the poorer version with a photo of a man carrying his coat (77). FS is on 87. After making his point, the stork offers ...
Antologia di Prosa e Poesia Latina
(Ermanno Loescher, 1895)
This anthology takes two sets of fables from the Müller Teubner edition of 1881. There are fifteen fables in the first book (40-45) and thirty in the second book (93-113), including several at the end from Horace, Ennio ...
Neue Fibel oder Erstes Lesebuch für die deutschen katholischen Schulen in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika.
(Benziger Brothers, 1872)
This book received plenty of use! Many pages are torn; 9-10 and 23-24 are missing. Among the Lesestücke is Das Bienchen und die Taube in verse (#14 on 56). There is a page each of advertisements for Benziger ...
Tales of the Punjab: Folklore of India.
(Distributed by Crown PublishersGreenwich House, 1894)
Forty-five stories with sixty-five illustrations. Many of the stories are indeed folkore but not fable. The preface declares that these are current folk-tales not manipulated into a flowery dignity. The method ...
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 ...
Il Favoleggiatore Italiano, ossia Raccolta di Favole Scelte in Prosa
(Dulau and CompanyPresso Dulau, 1826)
This is a rarity: a collection of Italian fables published in England. It is intended, as the very wordy title-page points out, for the use of students. It contains sixty-two fables on 95 pages. Many vocabulary words ...
Hoch-Deutsches Lutherisches ABC und Namen-Büchlein
(Schaefer and KoradiSchäfer und Koradi, 1832)
This little book almost duplicates the adjoining entry. The differences are small. First, notice the different title-terms for the same book: I wish I knew what doctrinal or sectarian questions lay behind the two names. ...
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 ...
McGuffey's Third Eclectic Reader
(American Book Company: Reprinted by Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1879)
See my comments on the 1920 copy of the 1879 original.