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A Dozen from Aesop
(Cooper Union Art SchoolRichard Schiff at the Cooper Union, 1951)
The bookseller writes: An entirely hand made and hand penned book transcribed by Richard Schiff at the Cooper Union February 1951. 'Translated for children by Milo and Ana Winter' at the bottom of the title page. Laid ...
(Elfriede Abbe?, 1950)
The woodcuts are strong, even if the art is not in the style that I would favor. 122 fables. There are 43 illustrations of varying size and configuration, including some that spread across the center page-division (2-3) ...
(University of Illinois Press, 1952)
Bigger margins and thicker paper than in the Arno reprint (1952/80). Perfect condition. A real find. The standard work for textual comparison.
Aesop's Fables To Read and To Color
(Capitol Publishing Company, 1952)
This is a 32-page pamphlet 5½ square. Its cover has a delightful full-color painting of a fox with pince-nez reading Aesop's Fables while other animals look on and listen. The style reminds me of Russian work being done ...
The Fables of Aesop and La Fontaine.
(Duell, Sloan and Pearce, affiliate of Meredith Press, 1958)
A wonderful find sitting out on the table waiting for me! Excellent condition. Nineteen fables with witty and exuberant watercolors, many featuring cute insects having fun around the central action. The best illustration ...
(Wonder Books, 1958)
How have I missed this book until now? It seems a standard children's reading book, about 6½ x 8. The original cost in 1958 was $.25. Notice which fables are chosen; they seem a standard set for the mid-1900's: FC, MM, ...
(Rand McNally & Company, 1952)
This is another hardbound version of the book I had found in many printings. See my comments there under 1952. This book makes no reference to Tip-Top Elf Books. This book, which had lived both at the Peabody Institute ...
The Race of the Turtle and the Rabbit, with five 3 dimensional spring-ups
(Artcraft Paper Products, 1950)
This book is in the same series with Goldie the Goose (1950?) and The Lion and the Mouse Join the Circus (1950?). The turtle is Myrtle, and the Bunny is Bert. Myrtle joins Mrs. Duck in telling Bert that he should not ...
Little Tales from Aesop
(Bairns Books Ltd., 1950)
This is a large sixteen-page landscape-formatted pamphlet with various kinds of illustrations for its thirteen fables. The most exciting are the full-page colored illustrations for FS (front cover), DLS, The Cat and the ...
12 Fables of Aesop
(Museum of Modern Artdist. by Doubleday & Company, 1954)
See my comments on the original and the later paperback listed under 1954/67.