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Chwedlau neu Ddammegion Aesop
(Hughes and Son, 1870)
Here is an extra copy of this book with a brown, rather than green, cloth cover. What a wonderful little treasure. The first book has a frontispiece of Aesop holding a scroll sitting in the countryside surrounded by ...
Fables de J. de la Fontaine
(Bernardin-Béchet et Fils, 1875)
Here is an extra copy of this book, this one with a green cover. A handy little volume of the complete fables. Good paper. The engravings are nicely done--but most lack sparkle. The best are of the monkey and dolphin ...
Favourite Fables in Prose and Verse
(Griffith and Farran, 1870)
Here is another binding of a book I have already in two other bindings. This time we have a standard cloth library binding from the Brooklyn Public Library. I am happy to see that it was taken out by some ten different ...
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 ...