. Doubleday , Garden City Books . Garden City, N.Y. ,
PZ8.2.A254 Har 1954 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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Large and not very impressive pastels. I have at least three different versions of this book, based on criteria of price, dust-jacket back flaps, cover design, and binding. This first version originally cost $2.50, whereas a later version cost $3.25. Unfortunately, several of my extra copies have the price on the front dust-jacket flap cut off. The back dust-jacket flap of this copy begins with These observations carrying over from the front flap. Two other sections are titled About the editor and About the artist. Its cover material matches its dust-jacket: boxes containing each a colored image of an animal head. There is a nice listing of morals on 92-3. The morals with the stories are curiously explanatory: People say such-and-such when they mean…. Here is a standard book that it took me a long time to find the first time!