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(J.B. Lippincott Company, 1949)
I learned of this book somewhere very soon after I started collecting, and I put it on many of my first want lists, but never had the book in my hand, not even in libraries. Cummings' new store in Dinkytown seemed an ...
(Adam & Charles Black, 1912)
For this reprint, see my notes on the 1912 original. It reduces the numbered of colored illustrations from thirteen to eight and fortunately includes two of the three I had chosen as the best: The Blackamoor (8) and The ...
Fables, For the Instruction and Amusement of Little Misses and Masters: Beauties of Fables.
(Toronto Public Library, 1991)
A ten-page handout of ninety-one listings. I am sorry I missed the show and did not even know of it. How nice of Kathleen to think of me and send the catalogue! One can find further information on most of the individual ...
The Best of Aesop's Fables
(Joy Street Books Little, Brown and Co.,, 1990)
A pleasing and tasteful book. The versions are brief and often leave the last phase to the reader; there are no morals. The illustrations are in a contemporary New Yorker cartoon style. LM is different and good: simple ...
Le meunier, son fils, et l'ane
(Whittlesey House: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1962)
Identical and simultaneous with The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey from the same artist and publisher. Here is a book whose existence I never suspected!
(J. Coker & Co., Ltd., 1921)
A treasure I am glad finally to have. Noble illustrated Vredenburg's fables (1920?) in a different style; frankly I prefer those illustrations to these. The six colored illustrations (in one-third and two-third page ...
Aesop's Fables: A Classic Illustrated Edition.
(Chronicle Books, 1990)
A truly magnificent book--not that different from a book I would have liked to publish someday! Excellent black-and-white and color illustrations. The five-page introduction gives a good overview of the history of Aesop ...
A Camel in the Tent
(Albert Whitman & Company, 1961)
Pairs of pages alternate between full color and black-and-white. The rich sultan of Taza orders rich robes from the distant Mohammed for his eight hard-to-please daughters. Mohammed is bringing them across the desert by ...
Der Wettlauf zwischen dem Igel und dem Hasen auf der kleinen Heide bei Buxtehude
(Hermann Hübener Verlag, 1947)
Is this famous story of the race between the hare and the hedgehog a fable? I admit that the charm of this booklet made me say yes for now, at least to including the booklet in the collection. This is hedgehog life as ...
Never Cry Wolf!: A Fable Retold
(Sunflower Press, 1987)
A lovely little book, printed as well as told and illustrated by Cunningham. This miniature book is a good example of strategic repetition and variation. It looks like the same illustration is used for all three pages ...