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Favole di Esopo
(Einaudi Ragazzi, 1994)
This book reproduces in smaller paperback form the 1989 large hardbound book published by Barron. The paperback's size is 4¼ x 7¼; these proportions make for a narrow portrait format, and so the original images are regularly ...
Aesop's Fables: The Miller and His Donkey and The Greedy Dog
(Modern Publishing: Unisystems, Inc., 1994)
Here is the first printing of a pamphlet whose republication I have listed under 1995 from the same publisher. Books in this edition and this year cost $2.50. When reprinted a year later, they cost $2.95. See my comments there.
The Danish Aesop: 59 of the old animal fables
(Hans Reitzel, 1961)
This book has become a favorite of mine. A note before the fables traces the fascinating history of this collection. Some of the fables first appeared in a private edition by Hjorth's Printing-House in 1943 for distribution ...
The Fables of Aesop (Cover and spine: Aesop's Fables)
(Albert Whitman, 1925)
Here is a singular find. I had never seen this book before, and I cannot find it mentioned in Hobbs, Quinnam, or Lindseth. I checked for a formulaic text adapted from LaFontaine and Croxall identified as this book's ...
(Hemkunt Press, 1979)
This book contains twenty-five fables, with a simple and lively colored illustration for each. There is a T of C on 3. The tellings are standard. The best of the illustrations may be The Kid and the Wolf (39), which ...
(Franklin Watts, 1971)
Here is a remnant of the 60's and 70's. This is a landscape-formatted book with a two-page spread for each of seventeen fables; Mercury and the Woodman (26) gets double-length, including two full-page illustrations, and ...
Fables of Aesop and La Fontaine
(London: Geographia Ltd./NY: Geographia Inc., 1920)
There are thirty fables from Aesop and ten from La Fontaine in this oversized book with cardboard covers. The spine is particularly worn. T of C at the front. Inserted among the text-pages are these full-page colored ...
(Instructional Fair/TS Denison, 1996)
This is an 8½ x 11 teacher resource with pages to be duplicated for students. The booklet proposes a variety of activities to be used with twelve fables. The activities include puppet production, comparison of city and ...
The Sun and the Wind: An Aesop Fable
(Faith and Life Press, 1983)
Here the wind and the sun start by laying out their philosophies. The wind insists that nothing is stronger than force and that he can make people do anything he wants if he blows hard enough. The sun smiles and speaks ...
The Donkey in the Lion's Skin
(The Wright Group, 1986)
Number 3 in the series. Here is a quirky eBay find. I had found one other book in this set, which now includes not twelve but rather eighteen members. Biro's work is always lively, and this eight-page presentation of ...