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The Caldecott Aesop
Lovely stuff, though the pictures are sometimes so bound to the contemporary social and political setting that it is hard for us to see the point. DLS is particularly good, with a skillful modern instance. Valuable ...
The Fables of Aesop and Others.
(Bracken Books, 1857)
An unusual mixing in of seven of Caldecott's fables with the twenty-two Bennett works. These latter seem less well done than in the Viking edition. There is a valuable explanation of the frontispiece, and a valuable ...
Fables de La Fontaine: A Selection
(MacMillan and Co., 1887)
Here is a textbook from the late nineteenth century. It features seventy-one fables with grammatical observations, vocabulary, and sixty pages of notes. Perhaps the most surprising feature of the book is a section titled ...