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Faules de Isop, Filosof Moral y de Altres Famosos Autors
(Estampa de Torras, 1885)
""Corregidas de nou." The closing T of C lists eight books. The sixth is attributed to Remicius. The full-page representation of Aesop is surprising: he is a handsome hunchback. The pose is that of Steinhöwel's Aesop ...
Fables in Verse
(Brown, Bazin, & Co, 1855)
"Twenty-six years ago I bought a first copy of this book at Renaissance in Milwaukee. Here is a second copy in poorer condition. It has the same printer's error listed below. I keep it in the collection because it is a ...
Fables composées pour l'éducation du Duc de Bourgogne par Fénelon
(Jouaust: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1884)
There are twenty-eight prose fables here, indicated by the closing T of C. This edition is surprisingly well preserved. Other editions I have found by Fénelon seem to have thirty-nine prose fables.
Il volgarizzamento delle favole di Galfredo dette di Esopo: testo di lingua, Vol. 2
(Gaetano Romagnoli, 1866)
Here is the second volume of a set whose unusual character I have suggested in my comments on Volume 1. This book still has a covering on its spine (broken between 112 and 113), and it reads Testo Inedito and Parte II. ...
Jack and Jill
(M.A. Donohue & Co., 1895)
This book represents a great find on a lightning shopping visit over the lunch break of a Jesuit meeting. The book is in terrible condition, with virtually no spine left at all and all the pages loose. This curious book ...
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. ...
Phaedri Augusti Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri Quinque
(Sumtibus Tobiae Loeffleri/Tobias Loeffler, 1825)
This seems to be a reworking of the first edition I have from Loeffler in 1786. The type has been newly set. What appear in that earlier edition as Addenda ad Notas on xv-lxi seem here to have been integrated into the ...
(M.A. Donohue & Co., 1895)
This book compares most closely with my 1896 Aesop's Fables from Donohue, Henneberry, and Company. See my comments there. This book has a strange first page with four rabbits around a cartoon of grandpa kicking a football. ...
Eastern Fables, or The Fables of Pilpay
(Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd.,, 1890)
Reading this book has been enlightening. Many emphases are different from what I know in the tradition of Pilpay. Dabschelim here is an honored king. There seems to be an added second rule to Houschenk's thirteen rules: ...
Select Fables for Children
(Thomas Richardson, 1835)
This is a pamphlet of 47 pages offering twenty-one fables, each beginning two pages with a half-page illustration. Some also have endpieces. The selection is apt for children. The kid here forgets her mother's sage ...