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The Book of Fables: Selections from Aesop, and other Authors Explained and Adapted to Popular Use
(Robert B. Collins, 1856)
This book reproduces almost exactly Fables from Aesop and Other Writers of Standard Celebrity Explained and Adapted to Popular Use (1851) by Baldwin, published in Philadelphia by Hogan & Thompson. All that seems lacking ...
Fables of La Fontaine, 4th ed.
(Sanborn Carter & Bazin,, 1856)
The plates here are those of my sixth edition Tappan and Dennet from 1843, with larger margins and a double line framing each page. See my comments there. I have no idea what Fourth Edition means on the title-page here, ...
Aunty Wonderful's Stories Translated from the German for All Good Children Who Have Learned to Think
(Phillips Sampson, and Company,, 1856)
I had ten minutes while a friend was doing business in the post office, so I stopped in. I was lucky enough to find this curious little treasure. Two children, Herman and Augusta, go off to visit Aunty Wonderful and to ...