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Aesop's Fables: 30 Fables from Thomas Bewick's Works, Volume IV (Memorial Edition).
(Workshop of Letterio Calapai, 1973)
Excellent prints from the original blocks of The Fables of Aesop (1818). The title's reference to Volume IV is apparently to Thomas Ward's five-volume memorial edition of Bewick's works, published in 1885-7. The best of ...
(London: J.M. Dent/NY: E.P. Dutton, 1913)
I am delighted at last to get an early Everyman edition. Compare this edition with that of 1913/42. There are surprising little changes, though the body of the introduction, the fables presented, and their pagination ...
(Unicorn Publishing House, 1992)
This book makes a curious study in the movement from an original to a cheaper children's book. The sharp acrylics of Sturrock's 1988 edition have lost something here. The thirty fables there have become nineteen here. ...
The Dove and the Ant: Aesop's Fables Retold
(Angus & Robertson, 1951)
Various pages use pastels and black-and-white illustrations. The pastels are particularly charming. My favorite is the two-page spread on which the dove sweeps down to drop a twig for the struggling ant (12-13). This ...
Les fables d'Ésope
French version of "Aesop's Funky Fables" from Viking Penguin in 1998 and from Hamish Hamilton in 1997, with the same page count, cover design, and endpapers. Colored illustrations and black-and-white alternate in presenting ...