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The Fables of Aesop with a Life of the Author.
(John W. Lovell Co., 1865)
One illustration per story, noble rather than imaginative. The applications are often longer than the fables!
Fables No. 2
(Rutherford Park Press, 1870)
Sixteen large-format (10 x 13) pages plus four full-page chromolithographs. Apparently this is the second in a planned series of eight folios on fables. It includes pages 16-32. The cover's description includes this: ...
Fables Choisies Mis en Vers par Monsieur de La Fontaine
(J. Samuel Cailler, 1772)
I consider this one of the best finds of an unusually successful trip to Europe. I had finished at Picard and stopped next door at a shop supposedly dealing rather in technical books. The shopkeeper found this one book ...
Onkel Remus erzählt . . .
(Verlag Werner Dausien, 1965)
Here is my second German Uncle Remus. It first appeared in Czech from Artia in Prague in 1959. Here are thirty-six episodes on 137 pages, followed by a T of C. The book itself is landscape formatted, 9¼ x 9. On the ...
Livre de Fables Offert par les Grand Magasins Sigrand & Cie.
(Sigrand & Cie, 1930)
Sigrand & Cie seems to have existed from 1928 to 1968. This attractive pamphlet of eight pages has three fables: The Spoiled Grape; The Dead Bird; and Soup. These are followed by an alphabet. The first fable teaches, ...
La Cigale et les Fourmis
This is the earlier but poorer copy of a book I found again in 2014, and so it is now the extra copy. Here is a treasure. I find it curious that in a book marked with a Disney copyright, the illustrations are done after ...
Fables De La Fontaine, precédées de la Vie D'Ésope
(Chez Didier, Libraire, 1837)
Here is a small 3½ x 5¼ complete La Fontaine with a T of C at the back of 339 pages. It is hard to know what is meant by the promise Nouvelle édition, dans laquelle on aperçoit d'un coup d'oeil la moralité de la fable, ...
Fábulas en Verso Castellano para el Uso del Real Seminario Bascongado, Tomo I. y II.
(Manuel Muñoz y Companía, 1817)
Samaniego's Fábulas (1781 for the first volume's five books, 1784 for the second volume's four books) contain 157 fables. As the title here indicates, they were originally written for boys educated in the school founded ...
Fables by the late Mr Gay. In two volumes
(Printed for Alexander McKenzie, 1755)
This little book of 192 pages, about 4 x 6½, has leather covers -- the front cover is separated -- and marbled endpapers. There is a 1922 owner's signature on the front endpaper. Light pencil marks in the text highlight ...
Aisopou Mythoi/Fabulae Aesopicae Graecae Quae Maximo Planudi Tribuuntur
(Apud Io. Georg. Ernst. Wittekindt, 1776)
The full title reads this way: Aisopou mythoi Fabulae Aesopicae Graecae quae Maximo Planudi tribuuntur ad veterum librorum fidem emendatas Ioannis Hudsonis suisque adnotationibus illustratas atque indice verborum locupletissimo ...