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(Harvard University Press, 1967)
A valuable book for which I sought a long time. I was amazed to find it in this downtown San Diego store whose owner thought he had nothing for me. The introduction gives a clear picture of the provenance of Caxton's ...
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
(Society for Visual Education, 1980)
Nice simple big pictures, one to a page. The boy ends up telling himself the moral. Maybe the last page, without borders or print, is the most expressive: the men look up to the hills and do nothing.
(Herbert Joseph LTD, 1935)
Fifty-two fables in a small-format book (3¾ x almost 5½). The frontispiece is a simple colored presentation of FS. Morals are italicized. The book's condition is fair. There are no surprises here!
(Peter Pauper Press, 1941)
Peter Pauper Press has used virtually the same translation for three different editions. Bewick's is also dated 1941. Carle's adds two later copyright dates. The Bewick translation is the fullest, to judge from The ...
(J. Coker & Co., Ltd., 1921)
A treasure I am glad finally to have. Noble illustrated Vredenburg's fables (1920?) in a different style; frankly I prefer those illustrations to these. The six colored illustrations (in one-third and two-third page ...
Little Tales from Aesop
(Bairns Books Ltd., 1950)
This is a large sixteen-page landscape-formatted pamphlet with various kinds of illustrations for its thirteen fables. The most exciting are the full-page colored illustrations for FS (front cover), DLS, The Cat and the ...
Aesop's Fables: A Classic Illustrated Edition.
(Chronicle Books, 1990)
A truly magnificent book--not that different from a book I would have liked to publish someday! Excellent black-and-white and color illustrations. The five-page introduction gives a good overview of the history of Aesop ...
The Hunter, the Fox, and the Tiger (Cover: A Fable)
(Published & Printed by McGraw-Phillips, 1970)
I presume that this was an advertising gift from McGraw-Phillips. It is a clever little booklet 5¼ x 6¼ and 16 pages long. The cleverness starts on the cover, which shows three intersecting tracks and labels them vulpes ...
(Uitg. ElectaUitgeverij Electa, 1950)
The bulk of this book is a set of 150 Aesopic fables done into Dutch verse. The fables are divided into these subsets: stories from mythology, animals (alone or with people), humans (alone or with gods), nature, and ...
The Race of the Turtle and the Rabbit, with five 3 dimensional spring-ups
(Artcraft Paper Products, 1950)
This book is in the same series with Goldie the Goose (1950?) and The Lion and the Mouse Join the Circus (1950?). The turtle is Myrtle, and the Bunny is Bert. Myrtle joins Mrs. Duck in telling Bert that he should not ...