Now showing items 31-40 of 1715
(London: J.M. Dent & Sons/NY: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1961)
This is a later printing of a work I comment on extensively under its original date. See my comments there.
Aesop's Fables (Chinese)
(Shan bian chu ban sheSunbeam Publications, 1989)
There are several curious features about this lovely paperback gift that Andreas brought back from Hong Kong. The first, of course, is that there are about ten words of English in the whole book! The second is that there ...
Select Fables: New Translations from Aesop
(Frederick Westley and A.H. Davis, 1828)
This twelve-page chapbook cost more than I would like to pay, but it seems to be the real thing. In fact it seems to come from the very end of the chapbook-era. It is larger than I have conceived of chapbooks, since it ...
(J.B. Lippincott Company, 1949)
There is a copy of this book in better condition already in the collection. I add this book to the collection because of its two differences. First, it uses a different kind of paper, whiter and of a different texture. ...
Recueil Général des Isopets, Tome Troisième: L'Esope de Julien Macho
(Société des Anciens Textes Français: A. et J. Picard et Cie, 1982)
Here is a fine copy of a book I remember well. I went to Hamburg and spent a week in the university library there preparing comparisons reaching from Romulus to Steinhöwel through Macho to Caxton. This was my very helpful ...
The Fables of Aesop
I have an apparent first printing in the collection. Here is an eighth printing twelve years later. A handy volume in great shape. There are two aquatints per story in the familiar Jacobs version: some show good wit, ...
The Fables of Aesop
I have an apparent first printing in the collection and an eighth. Here is a ninth printing one year later than the eighth. The aquatints have changed color from the eighth to this ninth printing! There are two aquatints ...
Le Piú Belle Fiabe di Esopo
(Editoriale Zeus, 1998)
This is a 9¼ x 13¼ book of simple two-page fable spreads between cardboard covers. Each left-hand page has the same colored floral frame around its text. The nineteen fables include a number that are not on editors' usual ...
(Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 1990)
Here is a straightforward paperback text of 358 fables, preceded by two introductions and three pages of critical testimony to Aesop, and followed by indices first of fable characters and then of historical personages. ...
(Newton Compton editori s.r.l., 1995)
Here is a large bilingual paperback text of 358 fables in Greek and Italian prose. The fables themselves are preceded by an introduction, a translator's preface, and a moderate bibliography. The bibliography mentions ...