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Aesop in Rhyme, or Old Friends in a New Dress
(Philadelphia: C.G. Henderson & Co./NY: D. Appleton & Co., 1854)
This little book rewards some study. The first fables, through 78, repeat verbatim the texts of Jefferys Taylor in his 1821 Aesop in Rhyme, with Some Originals. From what I can tell, later stories in this book that repeat ...
Fables for the Young
(B.F. Ells, 1854)
This is a curious little (4½ x 5½) volume. The first 54 fables on 118 pages are standard traditional Aesopic fables. Then, on 119-92, we have 38 fables that are taken from Peter Parley's Book of Fables Illustrated by ...