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A Certain of Aesop's Fables Drawn into English Verse.
(Privately printed, 1926)
Now here is an anomaly of a book. I cannot remember where I got it or when, but I find that its price was £10. What kind of publisher is an address? The book must be very rare if it comes from a press so private! I ...
(Boni and Liveright, 1925)
A beautiful book. Each of twenty-four fables gets a title page with a clever design, a text page, and a five-color full-page illustration (yellow, green, grey, pink, black). No pagination or T of C. The best of the ...
With Aesop Along the Black Border
(The State Company, 1924)
An excellent, delightful, challenging presentation of some sixty Aesopic fables in strong Black dialect. The sampling I tried (five fables) took time but made wonderful reading, especially as one gets the hang of the ...
Isoho Monogatori, I
(Beizando, Taisho 14Beizandō, 1925)
The three volumes of this set are a facsimile reingraving of the 1659 Haseda Daigaku Toshokan copy of Aesop's fables. The imprint reads Ito San'emon, Manji 2. It is done in Oriental style on double leaves in a heavier ...
(London: Humphrey Milford/ Oxford University Press, 1925)
Apparently the (original?) British version of the book I have in the American edition from Boni and Liveright (1925). Some pages are slightly soiled. This has a cheaper cardboard cover with Trery designs. See my comments ...
Aesop's Fables (with 16 colour plates)
(Ward Lock & Co.,, 1924)
Once again I thought I was buying an extra of a book I already had. This edition has fewer illustrations, in fact one-third of the number in the other edition from Ward and Lock. It is in excellent condition. The texts ...