Aesop's Fables: A New Revised Version From Original Sources.
Griset, Ernest Henry
. William L. Allison Company . NY ,
PA3855.E5 W4 1884 (Fable Collection, Reinert-Alumni Memorial Library)
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A really curious book. Lots of illustrations from various people, including Doré. On 80-81 and 166-7 pictures appear from two different artists for the same story. On 218 there is an illustration without its story. Weir's name is misspelled on the title page. There are good Tenniel illustrations on 121 (the cook and the dog) and 235 (the thief's mother). Compare with 1848 versions: add revised and drop chiefly and the acknowledgement of the editor. The text seems to be a partially abbreviated and emended version of the Croxall, LaFontaine, and l'Estrange text used, e.g., in the 1920 Burt edition. My, what publishers get away with!