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Gems from Fable-Land: A Collection of Fables Illustrated by Facts
(Charles Scribner, 1853)
The purpose of this singular book is to present one or more anecdotes of a fitting character, as real-life witnesses to the truth of the moral contained in the text (vi). To fulfill this purpose, seventy-five standard ...
Phaedrus, Select Fables: Translated Literally In the Latin Order, For the Use Of Charterhouse School
(M. Sewell/Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprints, 1853)
This is perhaps the thinnest of the On Demand Reprints that I have found. In its 33 pages one finds first some forty Latin fables of Phaedrus. Then there are simple verse translations of the same. That is all that this ...
The Comedies of Terence, and the Fables of Phaedrus.
(Henry G. Bohn, 1853)
There is a detailed T of C on iv-viii, listing page numbers for both prose and poetry. The prose adds new fables attributed to Phaedrus and Aesopian fables from unknown authors. A random check finds the verse translations good.
A Selection of One Hundred of Perrin's Fables Accompanied with a Key
(Blanchard and Lea, 1853)
I have copies of this book from 1832, 1840, and 1842. The latter two copies were published by Lea and Blanchard. This 1853 copy is published by Blanchard and Lea. I will bet there is a curious story behind that change ...
Ausgewählte Fabeln des Phädrus
(Weidmann'sche buchhandlungWeidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1853)
This paperbound booklet of 88 pages selects sixty fables for consideration. Most of each page is given to notes. Carnes #590 makes this the first edition of this booklet.
Fables de La Fontaine.
(Librairie Furne, 1853)
Bassy 37t. Three-quarter Morocco, with marbled boards. Formerly owned by St. Bernard's Seminary Library in Rochester, NY (the library's lending rules are still on the pocket inside the back cover). Bassy praises the ...
La Fontaine et ses Fables
(Librairie Hachette, 1853)
I include this book in the collection because I have heard or read more than once that it is a classic, one of the two or three books one must read on La Fontaine. I look forward to it.…
Book of Fables Illustrated by Facts from Real Life
(T. Nelson and Sons, 1853)
Here is a curious book. It uses exactly the same texts for the same fables in another book by the same author, "Gems from Fable-Land: A Collection of Fables Illustrated by Facts," published in New York in the same year ...