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One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected
(J. & D.A. Darling, 1850)
Is this book a reprinting of the original 1828 version of a hundred fables (first series) with 280 illustrations, done now by a different publisher than the original Lawford? Or might it be a reprinting of Northcote's ...
Fables Original and Selected
(G. Routledge & Co., 1857)
This lovely little book may not fit into a collection of Aesop. At first I was going to exclude it. But Aesop is on the cover and he is behind more than a few of the fables, notably The Dog and the Stork, which turns out ...
Familiar Fables in Easy Language, Suited to the Juvenile Mind.
(Dean and Son, 1855)
Inscribed again and (in the same family) in 1916. The preface claims to shorten and simplify its original's applications; the reference seems to be to Northcote's original series of fables. (See his emblem on 110.) The ...
The Fables of James Northcote, R.A.
(Dean and Son, 1854)
Internally and on its cover this book almost exactly matches another for which I guessed a date of 1855. The difference between the two books lies in the title-page. There it was Familiar Fables in Easy Language, Suited ...