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Aesop's Fables with Compliments of Chelmsford Ginger Ale
(Chelmsford Ginger Ale; Brown & Bigelow, 1926)
This little booklet of sixteen pages answers some questions and raises others. It offers seven spreads of a full-page picture on the left and a text on the right. Before that, there is a cover showing a fox dressed as a ...
Aesop's Fables (with 16 colour plates and 8 sepia illustrations)
(Ward Lock & Co., Limited,, 1924)
I happened to notice this book on an ABE listing and did not remember the sepia illustrations. So I checked my book and saw that it seemed otherwise identical to the one being offered but had no sepia illustrations. Now ...
The Fables of Aesop (Cover and spine: Aesop's Fables)
(Albert Whitman, 1925)
Here is a singular find. I had never seen this book before, and I cannot find it mentioned in Hobbs, Quinnam, or Lindseth. I checked for a formulaic text adapted from LaFontaine and Croxall identified as this book's ...
Fables of Aesop and La Fontaine
(London: Geographia Ltd./NY: Geographia Inc., 1920)
There are thirty fables from Aesop and ten from La Fontaine in this oversized book with cardboard covers. The spine is particularly worn. T of C at the front. Inserted among the text-pages are these full-page colored ...
Aesop's Fables Profusely Illustrated: Second Series: Stead's Books for the Bairns: Ernest Benn's Edition
(Ernest Benn Limited,Ernest Benn, Ltd., 1926)
This blue booklet is a reissue of the earlier (1899?) New Series now as a Second Series. The publisher has changed to Ernest Benn, and Brinsley le Fanu is no longer acknowledged. Page numbers have been dropped. The 56 ...
Aesopi Fabulae, Pars Altera
(Societé d' Édition Les Belles Lettres., 1926)
With the first volume, this standard-setting work is the lovely Budé text of 359 Greek fables. Many of them include one or more variants. This second volume contains the Greek texts for fables 145-359. At the back one ...
(Societé d' Édition Les Belles Lettres.Société dʼédition les Belles Lettres, 1927)
Uncut pages. See my comment on the first edition in 1927. This is a helpful bilingual edition. And I remember fondly Victoria and its owner.
The Fables of Aesop with 75 Illustrations (Cover: Aesop's Fables Profusely Illustrated)
(Homewood Publishing Co., 1920)
I am proud and delighted that I was able to find two parallels for this strange book. In fact, it uses the same plates as an edition by W.B. Conkey that I have also assigned to 1920? The cover of that book featured a ...
Listen to Mr. Aesop
(J.C. Funk, 1924)
This pamphlet is fascinating not only as a period piece that advertises the Oakland automobile and uses phone numbers that are anywhere between two and five digits long. It also is fascinating for the way it matches an ...
The Fables of Aesop. Complete, with Text Based upon Croxall, La Fontaine and L'Estrange.
(A.L. Burt Company, 1920)
This book is interiorly identical with another copy done by Burt for which I have guessed the same year of publication. This copy has a distinctive white cover picturing FS. Like other Burt editions, it adds Heighway's ...