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The Great Fairy Tales Treasure Chest, Book 1
This first volume of the set of five actually has a title-page that confirms that there are five booklets in the series. Thus I have a complete set! The title-page for the set also includes the specific stories in each ...
The Great Fairy Tales Treasure Chest, Book 4
This fourth volume of the set of five contains one fable: The Obstinate Goats (16). The illustration, a dramatic view from below, and the page together take up this one last page of the booklet.
The Great Fairy Tales Treasure Chest, Book 5
This fifth volume of the set of five contains no fables. It includes The Three Little Pigs and Snow White. I catalogue it here for the sake of completeness, since I have the whole set of five.
The Great Fairy Tales Treasure Chest, Book 3
This third volume of the set of five contains no fables. It includes The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast. I catalogue it here for the sake of completeness, since I have the whole set of five.
Mother Goose's Book of Nursery Stories, Rhymes, & Fables
(Blackie & Son Limited, 1925)
This book is heavy on the nursery stories and rhymes mentioned first in the title. At the book's end come six stories including three fables and The Three Bears, Red Riding Hood, and Cinderella. The first of the fables ...
(Xlibris Corporation, 2003)
This large-format (8½ x 11) paperback book presents fourteen creatures through rhyming couplets and line-drawings. The rhymes sometimes groan, but the word-plays can be fun. Here is a good example from The Gnu and the ...
Tales from Tartary
(The Viking Press, 1979)
Originally published in Great Britain by Kestrel Books: Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex. The content of this book is Yerensay's Forty Fables, and I bought the book because they are labelled fables. At first glance, ...
12 Folk and Fairy Tales
(Golden Press: Western Publishing Company, 1970)
Originally published by Deux Coqs d'Or in Paris and Mondadori in Verona, perhaps both in 1968. I am always curious which stories I would call fables appear in collections labelled as folk or fairy tales. Here I find ...
The Fabulator or the Hall of Aesop being a Selection of Fables in Prose and Verse from the most esteemed Authors
(Printed for H.D. Symonds, 1820)
Not in Bodemann. H.D. Symonds of 20 Paternoster Row seems to be a famous publisher of books in the early nineteenth century. This is a handy little volume (3½ x 5½) in surprisingly good shape. I find only two illustrations: ...
Aesop's Fables. An Anthology of the Fabulists of All Countries.
(London: J.M. Dent/NY: E.P. Dutton, 1913)
Now I have worked my way back to a first printing of this classic! In keeping with previous annotations on this book, I will mention the distinguishing marks of the next printing (1918) as opposed to this one. The 1918 ...