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2000? Set of five English matchboxes, each with a black-and-white image on one face and the corresponding fable text on the obverse. "AV 30." Made in Japan. Cornish Match Company, Cornwall, St. Ives, GB. $50 from Leonie Walker, Derbyshire, England, through eBay, Feb., '12.
A quick guess says that these are Bewick illustrations. The fables presented are the Ox and the Reed (OR), the Tortoise and the Hare (TH), the Crow and the Pitcher (CP), the Ant and the Dove (AD), and "The Countryman and the Snake."