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(Charles E. Merrill Books Inc.,, 1966)
Three fables appear: BC, retold by Jacobs (82); Rabbit's Mistake (88, about the end of the world), also retold by Jacobs; and The Donkey and the Dog, here simply attributed to Aesop (92). The art work for BC, as for much ...
Misericordia Readers: Second Reader
(Benziger Brothers?Rand McNally,, 1920)
This book is in poor condition. It lacks a title-page, and some of its last pages are torn out. Still, it has some lovely illustrations done in several colors. FG (24); LM (27); The Dog, the Rooster, and the Fox (30); ...
Old Man Whickutt's Donkey
(Parents' Magazine Press, 1975)
I am surprised that I had never run into a reference to this book--and delighted to know that an artist as good as de Paola illustrated it. The story is told in folksy dialect. Whickutt kept talking as they drove the ...
Three Aesop Fox Fables
(Clarion Books: Houghton Mifflin, 1971)
I immediately presumed that this book was a copy of one I already had. It turns out that I have several copies of the Weekly Reader printing and a paperback of this version but never had this hardbound source for the ...
Language Lessons: A First Book in English
(Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903)
This beginning textbook uses a number of fables early in varying ways to teach its lessons. MM (10), DS (16), GGE (38), The Flies and the Honey (41), The Boys and the Frogs (42), and Fable by Emerson (44) start the parade. ...
A nice mixture of Scottish, English, Indian, Swahili, Tibetan, and Aesopic fables with simple, colorful illustrations to match. The first fable presents as a Scottish fable the old Renard trick of playing dead in the road ...
La Fontaine: Fables
(La Pochothèque: Le Livre de Poche, 1985)
Eighteen months after I picked up this book, I discover that it has the Oudry illustrations! From all I can tell, they are all there. How lovely! There are also over two hundred pages of notes in the back. I am afraid ...
(Societé d'édition Les Belles Lettres.Société d'édition "Les Belles-lettres", 1923)
An unusual Budé edition in that it has no accompanying French translation. The notes seem purely textual. The hard-bound cover apparently stems from the publisher. The back endpapers contain an old advertisement for the ...
Columbus Series: Fourth Reading Book.
(Schwartz Kirwin & Fauss,, 1901)
So Catholic a book! Boutet de Monvel's illustrations in black-and-white set off the four traditionally told fables: TH (64); The Fox and the Goat (94); WS (117); and MSA (203). There are stories on St. Dominic and the rosary.
The Book of Fables: Containing Aesop's Fables.
(F. M. Lupton Publishing Company, 1901)
Identical plates with the edition by the same publisher that I have listed under 1902?. This edition has a different cover and different paper; it also lists an address for the Lupton Publishing Company. This book ...