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The Herford Aesop: Fifty Fables in Verse.
(Boston: LeRoy Phillips, Publisher/Boston: Ginn and Co: Athenaeum Press, 1921)
The verse seems good. Several of the illustrations catch hold of the reader: the exploding frog (19), the lion having eaten a man (21), and the crane with a bill in his bill (81).
This paperback book presents fifty-three fables on 84 pages. Each has a simple design derived from standard English-language sources like Weir or Tenniel. On 85-112 there are vocabulary notes on each of the fables. There ...
Aesop's Fables in Rhyme for Little Philosophers.
(John Martin's Book House, 1924)
I enjoy the illustration style here, and the fables are versified, with one or two (e.g. MM) even song-ified. Perhaps the best for use in a show would be LM. Interspersed poems often reinforce the morals of the fables. ...
Aesop's Fables (with 48 colour plates)
(Ward Lock & Co.,, 1924)
A real find. The retellings are a bit lengthy. The colored illustrations--in the tradition of Norman Rockwell--are delightful. There are great illustrations to show people and several for use in a lecture: FG on 144 ...
The Fables of Aesop. Complete, with Text Based upon Croxall, La Fontaine and L'Estrange.
(A.L. Burt Company, 1920)
Already one of my favorite books because of the hand-colored illustrations. Also it takes the JBR text used with so many other illustrators. A lovely book! See the adjacent Burt edition of same year and title for ...
Fabels van Aesopus
(H. Meulenhoff, 1920)
This squarish little book grows on me. There are two nice colored pictures on the cover and opposite the title page. The extensive black-and-white illustrations in the text are generally simple and even anatomically ...