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(The Heritage Reprints, 1941)
Check the inside of the dust jacket to see the Reprints marking that sets off this edition from the Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf edition, along with the brown cover here and the notation of wartime regulations on the ...
The Fables of Aesop
(©1966 Legacy Press. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, Inc.: Xerox., 1894)
Is it not curious that this publisher would choose to go back to Jacobs and Heighway the very year that Schocken picked them up? An unidentified Legacy Library editor G.H. writes an introductory note to the reader. ...
Two Fables of Aesop With Designs on Wood
(Vagabond Press of Lloyd Whydotski, 1818)
Nice cuts of The Lion, the Tiger, and the Wolf and The Envious Man and the Covetous. A curious little book. Notice the spelling of the city in Wisconsin!
Fables from Aesop
(Oxford University Press, 1966)
Excellent reproductions of Grandville. Index on 207. Rees is liberal in his translations--and often delightful. Do not miss the good (Aesopic?) text of the man in the shower on 181.
(International Collectors' Library, 1968)
See my comments on the Doubleday edition of the same year. This edition is expensively bound with goldwork on the cover. It has a bookmark. And it lists as its publisher the International Collectors Library. The extra ...
Hoi Mythoi tou Aisopou
This is a catchy, lively 100-page soft-covered book of fables for children. As the closing T of C shows, there are nineteen fables presented. The cover picture gives the sense of the book's wit: a parent fox points ...
The Fables of Aesop: Selected, Told Anew and Their History Traced by Joseph Jacobs.
Meg got this for me from her Berkeley High library. I love any illustrations that Levine does; the added spice here is that he later (1975) turned his hand to a fuller illustration. One can trace the genesis of some of ...
Aesop: Five Centuries of Illustrated Fables.
(Metropolitan Museum of Art: NY Graphic SocietyMetropolitan Museum of Art; distributed by New York Graphic Society Greenwich, Conn.,, 1964)
A lovely book that started me off on this whole romp. One can always find more in this good work. Of course it also suggests many more places to look. A wonderfully chosen panorama.
The Fables of Aesop Paraphras'd in Verse
(William Andrews Clark Memorial Library University of California,William Andrews Clark Memorial Library: UCLA, 1668)
The versions here are longish and filled with topical references. The illustrations are quite faint. Several put another fable's picture in the background. The best illustrations for me might be The Head and the Members ...
Aesop: The Complete Fables
(Penguin Books Ltd., 1998)
It may be simplest to give my review here for the Classical Outlook: This book presents a good translation of the 358 prose fables in Chambry's 1927 edition of Aesop. That is its virtue, and it makes the book worth ...