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The Donkey Ride
I had had this book on my want-list for some years and never heard a peep about it. Then I found it sitting in the public library's cast-off store for fifty cents! Lucky me! This is a delightful book. Showalter expands ...
All Creatures Great and Small: Bedside Book
(Century 21 Merchandising Limited; World Distributors, 1969)
Here are six fables on 45 large-format pages. Authorised edition based on the popular Television Series. The six fables are GA, LM, DLS, DS, TH, and TMCM. The characters have names, like Annie Ant and Griselda Grasshopper. ...
Fables des animaux: d'Esope à La Fontaine
(Editions Lito, 1962)
Copyright Editions AMZ Milan. The page before the title-page reads Le Grand Livre des Fables. Is that a series to which this book might belong? This is my fifth book using Bodini's illustrations. It is the largest and ...
Drei Dutzend Fabeln von Äsop
Bodemann #512.1. I had hoped for this book since I saw it used for the last illustration in Hobbs. The book is remarkable first of all for using Steinhöwel as the basis for its texts for its thirty-six prose fables. One ...
(University of Chicago Press, 1960)
The decorations are just that There is no intent to involve narrative in the picture. The rhyming verses are pleasing and not overly long--e.g., on the 2W. It might be fun to work Babrius into a lecture as a particular ...
Fables from Aesop
AI at the back. The alternating (water-?) colored and black-and-white illustrations are not bad. Maybe the best thing about this kids' book is the morals--e.g., for the man who loses his wig: When others laugh at us, ...
(Scholastic Book Services, 1963)
A cheap paperback. The two-color illustrations are good simple starters for several tales. Otherwise there is nothing special here. Because they are three distinct printings, I will keep all three in the collection.
My Book of Aesop's Fables
(Maxton Pub. Corp., 1962)
The cover page proclaims that the pictures are thrilling and the story specially retold. Well.... LM, TH, TMCM. There are little block diagrams of the characters in open spaces as you ago along. This book is rather in ...
The Fables of Aesop: Selected, Told Anew and Their History Traced by Joseph Jacobs.
Meg got this for me from her Berkeley High library. I love any illustrations that Levine does; the added spice here is that he later (1975) turned his hand to a fuller illustration. One can trace the genesis of some of ...
Aesop: Five Centuries of Illustrated Fables.
(Metropolitan Museum of Art: NY Graphic SocietyMetropolitan Museum of Art; distributed by New York Graphic Society Greenwich, Conn.,, 1964)
A lovely book that started me off on this whole romp. One can always find more in this good work. Of course it also suggests many more places to look. A wonderfully chosen panorama.