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Classics Illustrated Junior, #516
(Classics IllustratedFamous Authors, 1955)
BW takes up three pages (28-30). The boy tries his trick twice, noting the second time that they said they would not come again but they have come anyway. (In fact, they did not say that, but rather Do not do that again.) ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #522
TH takes up three pages (28-30). A wolf at the finish line provides the moral Hurrah for the tortoise! He proved that you should never be too sure of yourself! $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #524
The Raven and the Swan takes up two pages (29-30). The raven spends a week in the lake and is starving, when he returns back to his raven friend. I do not know how often I have seen a good picture of a skinny raven, but ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #523
FC takes up two pages (29-30). The fox announcing the moral (You should not listen to people who tell you things you know are not true) winks wonderfully. $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #518
LM takes up three pages (28-30). The mouse is in a playful mood and slides down the lion's nose, saying Whee! This is fun! This lion laughs. $.15.
Best in Children's Books, Volume 18a
(Nelson Doubleday, 1959)
I have known and looked at this series for a long time. At last I find one with Five Favorite Fables (77). The multi-colored pastel illustrations by Feodor Rojankovsky, not identical with his in The Tall Book of Nursery ...
Les Animaux et leur legendes
A curious hardbound little book of some 47 pages. Twenty-two little chapters (each starting with a quotation from La Fontaine) examine, superficially and eclectically, such topics as Aesop, La Fontaine, and woman along ...
Jean de La Fontaine: Fables (extraits).
A sturdy edition of eighty fables with good silhouettes (set off by small white fleck-marks within them) by Leclercq. The best of them for me are WL (29), The Ass and the Thieves (31), SS (47), SM (71) and The Cat, the ...
I.A. Krylov: Quartet (Russian)
This is one of five books in a series of Tales done recently by Altey. Three seem to fall outside the realm of fables. These are children's pamphlets of 12 pages, 6¼ x 9. This pamphlet contains five fables: The Cock and ...
Les Fables d'Esope Phrygien: Traduction Nouuelle. Illustrée de Discours Moraux, Philosophiques & Politiques
(Chez Pierre Rocolet, 1659)
I already have a copy of a 1660 Baudoin. I mention there the Paris edition by du Bray in 1659. Bodemann writes at the end of the comment on that 1659 edition that other copies have three other publishers' names: Rocolet, ...