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(Colorgravure Publications, 1955)
This book replicates a book of the same title by the same publisher in the same year in all ways except that on its title-page it here has A Sun Classic where it there has A Courier-Mail Classic. The fact that I ordered ...
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 ...
Ezop & Hollar: Bajky z Ezopovych Fabuli a Brantovych Rospravek Jana Albina ze Sborniku Prostejovskeho Z R. 1557
(Nase VojskoNaše vojsko, 1957)
What a rich collection of images! Organized apparently in three books of Aesop according to Romulus, each containing 20 fables, then 19 new fables, and finally 28 fables attributed to three sources that I cannot make out. ...
12 Fables of Aesop
(Museum of Modern Artdist. by Doubleday & Company, 1954)
See my comments on the original and the later paperback listed under 1954/67.
(Wonder Books, 1958)
How have I missed this book until now? It seems a standard children's reading book, about 6½ x 8. The original cost in 1958 was $.25. Notice which fables are chosen; they seem a standard set for the mid-1900's: FC, MM, ...
Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Dog
(Basil Blackwell, 1950)
A simple sixteen-page pamphlet with spined paper wraps. The telling of the fable is straightforward and very effective. The illustrations, colored and black-and-white, are simple and serve the story well. Might there ...
(J.W. Eides Forlag, 1951)
Here is a book of wonderful art, lovingly produced! The color work is excellent. Among the best are these: The Fox and Goat (15); The Bear and Bees (16); OR (29); WL (34); TB (51), BF (56-57); and MSA (66-67). The ...
(Rand McNally & Company, 1952)
This is another hardbound version of the book I had found in many printings. See my comments there under 1952. This book makes no reference to Tip-Top Elf Books. This book, which had lived both at the Peabody Institute ...
(Uitg. ElectaUitgeverij Electa, 1950)
The bulk of this book is a set of 150 Aesopic fables done into Dutch verse. The fables are divided into these subsets: stories from mythology, animals (alone or with people), humans (alone or with gods), nature, and ...