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(Pustaka Nan Yang, 1975)
There is much that is curious about this well-worn children's book. It is a stiff-board book throughout its ten pages. The cover presents a graphic depiction of the man holding the goose on the chopping block, while the ...
The Book of Fables
(Published by Peter G. Thomson, 1883)
The illustrations are bright, simple, and well preserved. The best are of TB (with a cub!) and of the ass and the little dog. The cover with its many animals is curious; does it depict a particular fable? The versions ...
Aesop's Fables (Korean)
This book and a cassette tape are offered together for 8000 Won. I have enjoyed this book and found it exasperating. The art may be the best I have seen in this harvest of Korean books from a summer visit to Seoul. But ...
Fables d'Esope Mises en Francais avec le sens moral en quatre vers, ornée de gravures et précédée de la vie d'Esope
(Chez Castiaux, 1815)
Here is a wonderful find! As Bodemann writes of it, this book is in a tradition that includes Le Prieur's two-volume La Fontaine edition of 1801 and Le Prieur's earlier editions of Aesop. Bodemann lists an 1812 edition; ...
Favourite Fables in Prose and Verse
(Griffith and Farran, 1870)
Here is another binding of a book I have already in two other bindings. This time we have a standard cloth library binding from the Brooklyn Public Library. I am happy to see that it was taken out by some ten different ...