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(George Routledge and SonsRoutledge Warne, and Routledge,, 1858)
Several fables touch on Aesopic material (e.g., The Bat and the Bird on 36 and The Thief and the Dog on 86). There is a lovely frontispiece of life with the animals. The best feature might be the drawings of ...
Willson's First Reader
(Harper & Brothers], 1854)
One fable occurs in this well used little reader: Lesson XXXI on 67 is the fable of the frogs and the boys. The reader introduces the fable in this quaint fashion: What is a fa-ble? A fa-ble is a sto-ry which is not ...
(A.J. ValpyG. et W.B. Whittaker, 1824)
A handy little calf-covered school volume of Phaedrus, with English notes at page bottom and simplistic discussion questions on 95-104. Opening T of C and twelve pages of advertisements at the end.
Old Friends in a New Dress or Select Fables of Aesop in Verse.
(London: Smith, Elder, and Co. Glasgow: Chalmers and Collins., 1826)
126 fables on 235 pages, followed by more than twenty pages of advertisements. In fact, the text itself is preceded and followed by commendations of an earlier edition of the book. I have tried the first three fables. ...
Recueil de Fables et Contes Choisis, À l'Usage de la Jeunesse.
(Myles MacPhail, 1850)
Of the thirty-one selections in this assortment, only two are Aesopic fables: The Monkey and the Dolphin (IV) and The Acorn and the Pumpkin (XIII). The other stories lean heavily toward historical anecdote. I enjoy the ...
Fables from Fenelon (Cover: Fenelon's Fables)
(C.E. Hammett Jr.,, 1849)
Here is a sixteen-page pamphlet measuring a bit over 4 x 2¾ and presenting five fables, each with a simple illustration. The Two Foxes presents an older and a younger fox who ravage a hen-house. The former wants to eat ...
Fabler af Aesop ved Christian Winther
(P.G. Philipsens Forlag, 1859)
This book represents one of the nicer finds in my visit to Scandinavia. It is the kind of book I expected to find more of--and in fact have found more of on the web after the visit. It offers 203 fables on 155 pages, ...
La Fontaine's Fables Now First Translated from the French By Robert Thomson With Elegant Engraved Figures
(Chenu, Libraire-Editeur[G. Doyen, 1806)
Here is a compilation of an edition of the four volumes which I had already found from Michael Hackenburg at Turtle Island. This volume not only pulls the four together into one volume. It is generally a simpler version. ...
The Fables of Aesop Adapted to the Hamiltonian System, By an Analytical and Interlineal Translation
(W. Aylott & Co., 1850)
For the Use of Schools and Private Learners. Here is yet another interlinear presentation of Aesop. A Google search revealed a Gospel of St. John published in the 1830's according to the Hamiltonian system along with ...
Fables de La Fontaine Choisies pour les Enfants (Cover: Choix de Fables de La Fontaine)
(Amedee Bedelet Libraire,Amédée Bédelet, Libraire, 1847)
The title-page continues Accompagnées de Notes Explicatives et Précédées d'un Aperçu sur la Fable et le Principaux Fabulistes. Bodemann helps with this edition, which I take to be #303.2. All the data seem to match. The ...