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Ezop & Hollar: Bajky z Ezopovych Fabuli a Brantovych Rospravek Jana Albina ze Sborniku Prostejovskeho Z R. 1557
(Nase VojskoNaše vojsko, 1957)
What a rich collection of images! Organized apparently in three books of Aesop according to Romulus, each containing 20 fables, then 19 new fables, and finally 28 fables attributed to three sources that I cannot make out. ...
The Fables of Aesop
I have an apparent first printing in the collection. Here is an eighth printing twelve years later. A handy volume in great shape. There are two aquatints per story in the familiar Jacobs version: some show good wit, ...
The Fables of Aesop
I have an apparent first printing in the collection and an eighth. Here is a ninth printing one year later than the eighth. The aquatints have changed color from the eighth to this ninth printing! There are two aquatints ...
Les Fables d'Esope illustrées de gravures sur bois et ornées de titres et lettrines d'apres l'incunable de 1489: LE LIVRE des Subtilles hystoires et fables DE ESOPE
(Les Fermiers Généraux: Editions du CapÉditions du Cap, 1956)
This is a beautifully produced book which I look forward to working with as I learn more about Julien Macho's role in bringing Steinhöwel's edition to people like Caxton. The initials are in red, as are several of the ...
(Colorgravure Publications, 1955)
Eighty-four fables with pleasant black-and-white cartoons. Aesop, with a crutch, appears frequently in five or six repeated poses after fables. There are several good, pithy morals here, e.g. for The Angler and the Little ...
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.
(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 ...
Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Dog
(Basil Blackwell, 1950)
A simple sixteen-page pamphlet with spined paper wraps. The telling of the fable is straightforward and very effective. The illustrations, colored and black-and-white, are simple and serve the story well. Might there ...
(Rand McNally & Company, 1952)
This is another hardbound version of the book I had found in many printings. See my comments there under 1952. This book makes no reference to Tip-Top Elf Books. This book, which had lived both at the Peabody Institute ...
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 ...