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Mille et une Histoires: les Renards
(Fleurus Presse, 2002)
"This is the February, 2002, number of a subscription pamphlet for young people and their parents. It contains four fox stories. From "Roman de Renard" comes the fable about the tail of Ysengrim. From "Kamchatka" comes ...
Stories from India
(The Garrard Press, 1961)
"This book is of piece with other Dolch offerings from Garrard. The stories are well told. Each is illustrated with an appropriate full-page colored picture. Especially the early stories of the eighteen in the book are ...
One by One: A Child's Book of Tales and Fables, With Fifty Illustrations
(George Routledge and Sons, 1880)
"This book is identical with another in the collection except that this cover is green cloth embossed with gold, while that book has a red cloth cover embossed with gold. Let me repeat what I wrote there. Here are ...
Mís fábulas favorítas
"Here is a large-format stapled pamphlet of 24 pages that spent too long in a musty basement. It presents some heavy handed themes for little readers? TH is pictured in flowerchild fashion on the cover, with bugs and ...
A Child's Bouquet of Yesterday
(American Studio Books, 1946)
This is a lovely, gentle, little book. It has a section on fables on 9-13, but in truth two of its five selections there are not fables. There are good tellings and depictions (two perhaps from old chapbooks and one from ...
The Great Fables of All Nations
(Dial Press: Tudor Publishing Co., 1928)
There is no longer a date on the title-page, but there is a notation New Edition October 1936 on its back. The dust jacket here is like that on the 1928 Tudor edition, and the embossed cover is like that on the 1929 McVeagh ...
McGuffey's Third Eclectic Reader
(American Book Company: Reprinted by Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1879)
See my comments on the 1920 copy of the 1879 original.
Ein Fuchs fährt nach Amerika: Fabeln aus aller Welt, für Kinder gesammelt und neu erzählt
(Paulus Verlag, 1968)
This small format (4¾ x 6¾) book belonged, apparently at various times, to the St. Peter Library in Essen and to Klaus Giepmann of Essen. Baumann did two other later works that I have, Affengeplapper in 1972 and Der Grüne ...
Fabeln aus den Zeiten der Minnesinger
(Orell und Compagnie/Zentralantiquariat der Deutschen Demokratischen RepublikZentralantiquariat der Dt. Demokratischen Republik, 1757)
This is a fascinating book much of whose treasure is beyond me. What I find before me includes 94 texts many of which are recognizable old German versions of Aesopic fables. The curiosities about the book begin with a ...
Some Little Plays and How to Act Them
(Beckley-Cardy Company, 1928)
Seven fables are presented here in short, one- or two-page play form, with discussion questions following each. WS is presented in the poorer version. There is a simple illustration for The Boy and the Nuts (20) ...