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Aesop's Fables: For the Instruction and Improvement of Youth, Volume 2
(J. Clements, 1834)
I consider this small-format (4¼" x 5¼") book quite a bargain! It presents Fables #111 through #260 on 311 pages. The fables are numbered with Roman numerals at the top of each page. Each of the 49 full-page unpaginated ...
Der neue Aesop: Eine Sammlung Fabeln von Lessing, Lichtwer, Pfeffel, etc
(A. H. Payne, 1875)
Bodemann puts this book in the family of Griset's Aesop by Rundell in 1869. She gives "ca. 1875" as its date. As Bodemann points out, the prose and verse texts correspond extensively to those in the Rundell edition. She ...
(Donohue, Henneberry, and Co., 1896)
This book almost duplicates another in the collection found 26 years ago in Clearwater. Three things mark this fragile gift copy from Tom Joyce in Chicago as different. First, the heavily browned paper seems cheaper than ...
Les fables et la vie d'Esope le Phrygien. Avec le sens moral en quatre vers. Traduites du Grec, dédiées à la jeunesse
(Chez les Frères Deckherr, 1814)
Here is a hardy paperbound book of 144 pages, including 74 rectangular illustrations, regularly 2½" x 1½". There are also occasional printer's designs. Here is the bookseller's description: "In-12 broché, 144 pages. Orné ...
Favourite Fables and Stories About Animals, containing: The Favourite Book of Fables and Favourite Stories about Animals
(Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1894)
Here is an extra copy of a book first acquired sixteen years earlier. The first of the two books combined here I have already had. It is a lovely little book of 117 fables with a mix of illustrators and illustration ...