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Sittenlehre für die Jugend in den auserlesensten aesopischen Fabeln
(Weidmannische Handlung/Insel Verlag, 1757)
Here is an extra copy of this book, bought from the same shop as my first copy, biut for about half the price at a sad going-out-of-business sale starting that day. I already have a pair of German editions representing ...
Aesop's Fables with Instructive Morals and reflections, abstracted from all party considerations, adapted to all capacities: and design'd to promote religion, morality, and universal benevolence
(Gale ECCO Print EditionJ. Osborn, Junior/Gale Ecco, 1740)
This is a good publish-on-demand printing of apparently the most original of the Samuel Richardson editions. Ecco says the title-page is engraved Published November 20, 1739. Bodemann #131.1 is their first copy, printed ...
Aesop's Fables. With Instructive Morals and Reflections Abstracted from all Party Considerations, Adapted To All Capacities; and design'd to promote Religion, Morality, and Universal Benevolence
(For T. & T. Longman, C. Hitch & L. Hawes, I. Hodges I. & I. Rivinton, G. Keith & R. DodsleyPrinted by S. Richardson for T.&T. Longman C. Hitch & L. Hawes, I. Hodges, I&I Rivinton [sic], G. Keith & R. Dodsley,, 1740)
I had been working with my York Richardson from Spivey in Kansas City, which I had suspected was a second and maybe even a secondary edition. See my comments there. Now I am delighted to get this book. Some bookseller ...
Äsopische Fabeln mit moralischen Lehren und Betrachtungen
Delightful edition with morals and applications, sometimes after a pair of fables. Lessing's prose is a pleasure to read. Each copperplate contains six small engravings, simple and ordinary, numbered to match the fables. ...