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(George Routledge and SonsRoutledge Warne, and Routledge,, 1858)
Several fables touch on Aesopic material (e.g., The Bat and the Bird on 36 and The Thief and the Dog on 86). There is a lovely frontispiece of life with the animals. The best feature might be the drawings of ...
The Child's Picture and Verse Book; Commonly Called Otto Speckter's Fable Book
(NY: D. Appleton & Co./Philadelphia: George S. Appleton, 1850)
This is my earliest English edition of Speckter's work. The engravings are substantially simpler than Speckter's originals; compare Dear Goose (192-3) with the engraving reproduced by Hobbs on 91. Hey, the original author, ...
Funfzig Fabeln für Kinder, Nebst einem ernsthaften Anhange
(Friedrich Andreas Perthes, 1852)
This is apparently Bodemann 277.3. That the illustrations are new by contrast with the 1833 first edition is clear from the illustration for the first story, where the crow now faces left and the background now presents ...