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Classics Illustrated Junior, #545
(Famous Authors, Ltd., 1957)
The Donkey and the Salt takes up three pages (28-30). In this version of the story, the owner returns with the donkey three times in one day to the same place. The owner is happy in the end that he has taught the beast ...
Uncle Frank's Select Fables for Good Boys and Girls IV: The Ant and the Caterpillar
(Wm. H. Murphy, 1851)
The cover reads Uncle Frank's Fables for Children: The Ant and the Caterpillar. Fourth of six volumes (listed on the back cover), with pages numbered here surprisingly from 103-36. Twenty-one fables. The organizing ...
Los mas importantes Cuentos
(Buru Lan, S.A. de Ediciones, 1973)
My beloved one-a-day story book from language school, haggled for in the Madrid flea market. Contains LM, CP, The Bull and the Flea, The Farmer and His Sons, WC, and El Zapatero y el Banquero --all with ...
Los Dos Ratoncitos.
(Editorial Vasco Americana, 1973)
A falling-apart kids' version. Not particularly good drawings.
Country Mouse, City Mouse
(Random House, 1978)
A cute Disney version that strings the tale to some length. It dresses the mice, gives them names and even a mouse car that screeches around bigger cars. This version departs from the tradition in that the city mouse, ...
Junior Great Books: Series Two
(The Great Books Foundation, 1984)
This volume includes The Rich Man and the Shoemaker from LaFontaine and LM adapted from James Reeves' 1958 Aesop. Leo and Diane Dillon illustrate both, the former with excellent woodcuts, the latter with simple ...
Aesopi Phrygis Fabulae Nunc demum ex Collatione Optimorum Exemplarium ab infinitis pene Mendis repurgatae una cum nonnullis Variorum Autorum Fabulis adjectis et indice correctiori praefixo
(Typis T. Wood, Impensis Societatis Stationariorum, 1732)
This is a strange little (3½ x 5½) volume to come from England. It follows the structure of many of the earliest little fable editions, beginning with a six-page life of Aesop excerpted or digested from that of Planudes, ...
Le Fablier du Premier Age ou Choix de Fables a la Portée des Enfans
(Le Prieur, 1810)
Bodemann #202.1, though her date for the third edition is 1807. This book is in fair condition. There are sixty fables on 207 pages in this little (4 x 6½) book. Besides the frontispiece of a mother with a mask in her ...
(Choun Publishing, 1982)
Forty fables with simple illustrations (the same used as cover art in other Choun editions of 1980/88 and 1988). The text, the art, and the typeset differ in the first twenty and the last twenty fables. Many in the first ...
Aesop's Fables [Korean Bilingual]
(Sam Joong Dang Publications Co. Ltd.Samjungdang, 1987)
A nicely produced paperback. T of C at the beginning. Ninety-seven fables. Some fables have morals, while others do not. I thought the T of C and texts might be lifted from a normal English edition, but inspection ...