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Mythoi tou Aisopou, Tomos 2os
(Ekdoseis Agyra, 2005)
This attractive large-format book offers four fables, each receiving about eight pages and a longish prose text. FWT presents a lively female fox who dresses up as a fashion statement after she has lost her tail. Her ...
Les fabulistes Latins depuis le siècle d'Auguste jusqu'à la fin du moyen âge.
(Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1893)
There are curious questions raised by this book, which I had taken to be an earlier work of Hervieux that was subsequently revised. It turns out to be identical with the fourth volume of Burt Franklin's five-volume reprint ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #568
(Famous Authors, 1960)
FM takes up three pages (28-30). The frog seems only to go too fast for the mouse by rushing faster and faster through the water. The hawk assures the mouse that he wants only to teach the frog a lesson. In this version, ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #563
(Famous Authors, 1955)
The Boy Bathing is on 29-30. It is not a schoolteacher that helps him in this version, but a man with a horse and cart. He helps, but gets into scolding while he is preparing to throw a rope. $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #559
Hercules and the Wagon Driver is on 29-30. Here Hercules appears amid thunder and lightning…. Hercules helps to get the cart out of the rut when the man puts his shoulder to the wheel. $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #560
2W is on 29-30. Here the young wife picks out the gray hairs at night, and the older wife picks out the dark hairs in the morning. The older wife comments correctly at the end that he looks dreadful. He gives the moral: ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #562
The Two Maids and the Cock is on 29-30. These maids are not pretty young things! Uniquely in the tradition, they give the cock away and then claim that he was stolen. The mistress then fears that they will all oversleep ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #566
(Famous Authors, 1960)
The insides of this magazine are identical with the Number 566 by Gilberton that I found in Montreal. But the back of the cover page differs in adding names, changing the publishing company, and giving a different date ...
Fabeln von Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich
(Edition Studer, 1945)
This is a facsimile of the 1829 second edition by Sauerländer in Aarau. Then the illustrations were published separately and in larger format. Fröhlich was an enlightened Swiss pastor who was passed over for positions ...
Das Schönste Fabelbuch für Brave Kinder: Eine Auswahl aus Deutschlands Fabelschatz
(Druck und Verlag von Rob. Bardtenschlager, 1915)
Here is a book that invites comparison with a paperbound version bearing the same title from the same publisher. They have the same picture on their front covers and they present the same fables. This hardbound version ...