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All through Storyland: Stories and Verse for Boys and Girls
(The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1939)
Here is a children's storybook with thick, unnumbered pages and a wide variety of story-types. The one fable is identified as from Aesop and takes two pages late in the book: "The Cats and the Monkey." When the monkey ...
The Tall Book of Nursery Tales
(Harper & Row, 1944)
This reprint (which does not admit that it is such) has a different cover and is somewhat sloppily assembled.
Abdallah or the Magic Rug and Other Stories.
(Child Play Magazine?, 1929)
Perhaps a title page is missing. Three fables, each with something different. SW has a bet over stripping a man of (all) his clothes--and gets him into a stream. TH has the tortoise dozing across the finish line. FG ...
The How and Why Program: Hero Unit
(L.J. Bullard Co., 1930)
Five fables told in traditional fashion are mixed into this book. Only one has an illustration: The Fox and the Goat (309).
The Children's Treasury of Classics
(The Children's Press, 1930)
Rountree's illustrations for the six fables included are excellent, including a color plate for TH which is found in three different editions done by The Children's Press and Collins' Clear-Type Press (1932?). The book ...
(Saalfield Publishing Company, 1942)
This big paperbound book on cheap paper includes TMCM in its first half, labelled as An English Tale. Some earlier owner colored a few of the last pictures in the volume.
The Red Book of Children's Stories
A very simple kids' book with poor paper, no page numbers, and a binding in very poor shape. Simple illustrations, some colored in. The nine fables tend to give good explanatory background before the traditional story ...
Happy Hours in Storyland.
(The SocietyThe University Society, 1970)
Identical with the 1963/68 version of the same book with the same name: why a new copyright? The cover, the title page layout, the location of the publisher, the arrangement of some sections (but apparently not their ...
Happy Hours in Storyland.
(The University Society, 1963)
Sixteen fables of Aesop and a few other fables start off this volume. The editor of these versions is not acknowledged. The illustrations are a third set for Aesop by Kurt Wiese (Favorite Stories, 1942; Jacobs' The Fables ...
Fables en Images
(Imagerie Pellerin - Epinal, 1860)
The cover of this oversized (almost 12 x 15½) book shows FC, along with the text for this fable. Inside this cover there are twenty-three posters or broadsides. The little binding that there was in this supersized pamphlet ...