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Aesop's Fables, Vol. II
(Educational Publishing Company, 1892)
Apparently the revised edition of my 1894 Volume II. It adds a repetition of the revised introduction from Volume I. See my notes on the revised Volume I (1892/1912). The best of the undistinguished illustrations are ...
(M.A. Donohue & Co., 1892)
This book seems to be the predecessor of Donohue and Henneberry's Aesop's Fables of 1896. This edition stops at 111, uses some different full-page illustrations, has no date, lacks the Henneberry part of the publisher, ...
Fables of Aesop and Others with Instructive Applications.
(James Miller, 1890)
See my notes on the earlier copy of this book (1865). 248 fables in a lovely 7 by 4.5 book with embossed green covers and a gold-embossed spine. Advertisements at the front and back for all sorts of things, including ...
The Fables of Aesop
(Schocken Books, 1894)
This may be the best single simple edition of Aesop I know. Heighway is a wonderful illustrator. This edition presents the engravings quite crisply.
Aesop's Fables: A New Revised Version From Original Sources.
(The Phoenix Publishing Company, 1892)
This edition reproduces the 1884 Allison edition, which already had a colorful history. See my extensive notes on it. The paper here is cheaper and the illustrations therefore poorer. The publisher and date of publication ...
Aesop's Fables (With 200 Illustrations): Books for the Bairns -I
(Review of Reviews Office, 1896)
Pink pictorial paper wraps. Each of the sixty fables listed in the beginning T of C has from two to five small black-and-white illustrations that are most similar to the old transfers we played with as children. As in ...
Aesop's Fables: A Selection of Sixty of the best known and most often quoted, with an Introductory Sketch
(Maynard, Merrill, & Co., Publishers, 1894)
Here is a handy little volume of sixty fables. It might be serve as a good indicator of which fables people were expected to know around the turn of the century. The cover promises Explanatory Notes but I find none. In ...
Aesop's Fables in Words of One Syllable
(A.L. Burt Company Publ.,, 1895)
This book uses the plates from another version by Burt dated in the same year. See my comments there. Here there is a different cover (WS in color) and frontispiece (colored The Cat and the Mice). The title-page looks ...
Aesop's Fables, Book 2
This 8 x 11 pamphlet may set a record in this collection for least publication information! We see here a very pleasing green and gray cover, with some of the gray figures faded. There are twenty-nine fables with some ...
The Fables of Aesop with a Life of the Author
(John W. Lovell Co., 1895)
Here is the copy with a blue cover otherwise identical with a version with a tan-colored cover. Did the publisher himself change the color or form of the cover as he ran out of this or that material? I take it that we ...