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(Rand McNally & Company, 1956)
I have worked my way back to a first edition of this extra-large-format book. The illustrations are bright! The spine is disintegrating. See my 1956/59 edition and the undersized 1952 book by the same people with the ...
Fables of Aesop
This paperback from Clare Leeper presents a transition between two copies of the Penguin paperback I already had. The simplest way to find the chain of changes is to watch the new retail price marked on the book. My ...
The Fables of Esope: from Jane Grabhorn's typographic laboratory in San Francisco
(Grabhorn Press, 1950)
This is an eight-page brochure presenting four fables, each with an illustration. The texts come from Caxton in 1483. The illustrations are from the Latin edition of Aesop printed by Gerard Leeu at Antwerp in 1486 (i.e., ...
Aesop's Fables for Young People
(W. Foulsham & Co., Ltd., 1950)
The text is identical with that in Foulsham's 1945? edition with the same title. See my comments there. This edition adds five colored illustrations, several of which occur rarely: Aesop plays with the Children ...
(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 ...
Little Tales from Aesop
(Bairns Books Ltd., 1950)
This is a large sixteen-page landscape-formatted pamphlet with various kinds of illustrations for its thirteen fables. The most exciting are the full-page colored illustrations for FS (front cover), DLS, The Cat and the ...
(Wonder Books, 1958)
How have I missed this book until now? It seems a standard children's reading book, about 6½ x 8. The original cost in 1958 was $.25. Notice which fables are chosen; they seem a standard set for the mid-1900's: FC, MM, ...
(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 ...
Little Stories from Aesop
(Wm. Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., 1950)
This booklet presents eight fables, seven of them each illustrated by a full-color page and by one-to-several other black-and-white designs. The fables presented include BC; TH; The Ass and the Frogs; The Leopard and the ...
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.