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Aesop's Fables. New and Enlarged Edition.
(Cassell Petter, and Galpin,, 1874)
I think I have here the key link from which so many editions spread. This is, I believe, the first edition of the enlarged book that worked off of Rundell and Griset's edition of 1869? See my comments there. This copy ...
(Cassell Petter, and Galpin,, 1873)
This is a second and poorer copy of the second edition. Like the better copy, this book has the same format, cover design, pagination as the first edition, done perhaps in 1869. See my comments there. The cloth cover ...
The Fables of Aesop. Complete, with Text Based upon Croxall, La Fontaine and L'Estrange.
(A.L. Burt Company, 1920)
Already one of my favorite books because of the hand-colored illustrations. Also it takes the JBR text used with so many other illustrators. A lovely book! See the adjacent Burt edition of same year and title for ...
(Cassell & Company Ltd.,, 1893)
The illustrations are good, though not quite as good as in the Swedish edition I found earlier this summer. There is a list of illustrations on xi, and an AI at the back. A note at the end of the preface mentions that ...