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Aesop's Fables with Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Emblematical Devices
(John Locken, 1849)
This very little book (3¼ x 4½) reproduces almost exactly my 1839 and 1841 editions from Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company, also in Philadelphia. It thus has 228 pages. This book has even smaller margins than those, and so ...
Fables from Fenelon (Cover: Fenelon's Fables)
(C.E. Hammett Jr.,, 1849)
Here is a sixteen-page pamphlet measuring a bit over 4 x 2¾ and presenting five fables, each with a simple illustration. The Two Foxes presents an older and a younger fox who ravage a hen-house. The former wants to eat ...
The First Part of Jacobs and Döring's Latin Reader: Adapted to Andrews and Stoddard's Latin Grammar and to Andrews' First Latin Book
(Crocker and Brewster, 1849)
A fascinating approach to pedagogy 140 years ago. After introductory exercises, this book turns to nineteen pages (31-49) of some fifty-three fables, the last four in verse. The bottom of each page contains copious ...