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(Porter & Coates, 1848)
This book has a different cover from the Porter and Coates Alta edition, but interiorly they are the same. This book is in excellent condition, and the printing here of the Tenniel illustrations is excellent. The book ...
(Grosset & Dunlap, 1848)
The engravings are very hard to make out, especially in the green-covered copy. That is a shame; an illustration like that of DLS on 195 would be fun. The blue-covered copy (signed by a John Dempesy) is better but still ...
Aesop's Fables, Chiefly from Original
(The Ariel Booklets. NY: The Knickerbocker Press: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1848)
This edition shares identical text and engravings with many others, but in a lovely little leather-bound book with gold leaf and better reproductions. The illustrations are the same but the text, while identical, is set ...
Aesop's Fables: A New Version, Chiefly from Original Sources, With Fifty Illustrations
(NY: The American News Company/Springfield, OH: Farm and Fireside Company, 1881)
Here is a very lucky find. This 94-page booklet includes perhaps two hundred fables on 9-93 after the typical James Introduction to the Life and Fables of Aesop and before a page of advertisements that continue on the ...
Aesop's Fables: A New Version Chiefly from the Original Sources. Forty-Eighth Thousand.
(John Murray, 1863)
Here I think I have an early copy of Wolf's revision of Tenniel's work. Somewhere I have learned that Tenniel's original 1848 work published by Murray apparently got such a negative response that, before reissuing it (in ...