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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse: An Aesop Fable
(Rand McNally & Company, 1973)
I thought I had this book, and was wrong again! In fact, it is a copy of the much larger book of the same year from the same company. Where that book was 8 x 10¼, this little book is 4¾ x 6½. This book needs thinner ...
Aesop's Fables in Song
(Shawnee Press, 1973)
For solo or unison voices with piano and guitar (or Autoharp). Piano accopaniments by Lou Hayward. I had found Mysels' record, produced in 1975, several years ago, done by the same press. As there are twenty-four songs ...
The Fables of Aesop: Selected, told anew and their history traced by Joseph Jacobs
(Godfrey Cave Associates, 1979)
The original of this book was published in 1894 by Macmillan. It has been reprinted quite often, for example by Schocken. This is the best facsimile reprint I have seen. Heighway's brilliant black-and-white work comes ...
(Galley Press, W.H. Smith & Son Limited, 1978)
Here is a very curious book, marked by the cover of a lion reading a fable book in the presence of other animals and a title-page wordless fable of two mules and two piles of fodder. The first curiosity is that I had not ...
The Hunter, the Fox, and the Tiger (Cover: A Fable)
(Published & Printed by McGraw-Phillips, 1970)
I presume that this was an advertising gift from McGraw-Phillips. It is a clever little booklet 5¼ x 6¼ and 16 pages long. The cleverness starts on the cover, which shows three intersecting tracks and labels them vulpes ...
Aesop's Fables for the Table: Aesop's Cookbook
(Broward Community College Association of Educational Secretaries and Office Personnel, 1979)
Here is a curiosity! This is a regular cookbook, but it has sections, and the heavier paper-stock divider at the beginning of each section has a line drawing of an animal cooking and, on its verso, the text of an Aesopic ...
The Fables of Aesop
(Harvard Common Press, 1975)
Reprint of the original 1975 hardbound edition. This is probably my favorite among all the books I have. Levine approaches the fables with real wit. He plays with them. I have to watch out that I do not use too many ...
The Wind and the Sun
A nice little book that tells the story well. De Paola's cloudy wind is especially imaginative.
Favole di animali
(AMZ Editrice, 1974)
Twenty-eight years ago I found a book by the same publisher covering fewer fables but using the same illustrations. The publishing history is not easy. That book used a subtitle Fiabe di la Fontaine, Fedro e Esopo. Its ...
(Hillside Press, 1974)
A nicely executed miniature, with some pen markings on the title page and elsewhere. Eight fables, each with an illustration. And Aesop is illustrated in the frontispiece. The illustrations are more original than ...