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Select Fables from Aesop and Others
(William H. Murphy, 1852)
Eleven years ago I found a fragile copy of this book. It had lost its frontispiece and had numbers written in heavy black ink on both covers. Now I have found this second copy of the book, which is likewise fragile but ...
Les fables d'Ésope, avec soixante figures d'après Barlow : collection de gravures piquantes eta d'apologues ingenieux pour l'amusement et l'instruction de la jeunesse.
(Chez Genets jeune, 1805)
As Bodemann points out, this edition adds a life of Aesop to earlier editions, though those seem to have included more fables and illustrations. This is a landscape-formatted smaller (6½" x 4½") book. I have seen this ...
Recueil de Fables d'Ésope
(Chez Debray - Legrand, 1801)
This book has several unusual features, starting from its unusual landscape orientation (7¾" x 4¼"). Any French edition of Aesop seems to me unusual because the French are so close to their beloved La Fontaine. Bodemann ...