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The Frog and the Ox
There is here a very dramatic presentation of the ox's footstep, which crushed most of the frogs to death. I will need some work to get used to pink frogs! People may be ruined by attempting to change the work of the nature.
The Ant and the Bird
This ant is orange. The bird breaks off and tosses a branch into the stream. The ant thanks the bird and says (as in LM) that someday she may be able to help the bird. There is a lively illustration of the ant's bite. ...
The Very Greedy Dog
(Dominie Press, 1999)
This book is identical with a copy already in the collection except that it is a fourth rather than a third printing. It is in better condition than the earlier copy. I am surprised that I have never run into this series ...
The Hare and the Tortoise
(Dominie Press, Inc., 1999)
This book is identical with a copy already in the collection except that it is a fourth rather than a fifth printing. Here is the seventh book listed in this series of ten, the second book that I have found thus far. It ...
Aesop's Fables (with 30 colour plates and 18 sepia illustrations)
(Ward, Lock and Co., Ltd., 1924)
This book sits precisely between two others I had already found. Both are listed under the same date. One has thirty illustrations and the other forty-eight. Let me mention then which of the two this book resembles on ...
Aesop's Fables (with 24 colour plates)
(Ward Lock & Co.,, 1924)
It is hard to believe, but this is the third distinct book I have found now in the Sunshine Series by Ward and Lock. The other two have, respectively, sixteen colored plates and sixteen colored plates plus eight sepia ...
Lamb Chop's Fables: The Boat Contest, Featuring Aesop's The Lion and the Mouse.
(Time-Life Books, 1993)
Here is a copy of the second printing of this book. It seems otherwise identical with the first printing already in the collection. Part of a set (for $39.95) including a Lamb Chop puppet, wrapping paper, greeting card, ...
(Apple Classics: Scholastic Inc., 1963)
A later reworking of Scholastic's 1963 edition, with no indication of the new date. The covers are new. About Aesop is at the back. T of C is added at the front; AI at the back is dropped. The same plates are used, but ...
Aesop's Fables in Verse
(Paul Cave Publications Ltd., 1985)
Here are twenty-four lively verse retellings of familiar Aesopic fables, each on an unnumbered left-hand page. On the right pages are corresponding full-page colored illustrations. The paper used here is about as slick ...
Phaedri Fabulae Aesopiae
(Librairie Victor LeCoffre, 1900)
A compact paperbound edition of Phaedrus with helpful notes and a very extensive vocabulary--perfect for students. The copy has its own history, since it belonged earlier to the High School Library of St. Louis University ...