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Fables for the Little Ones
(Charles E. Graham & Co., 1910)
This lovely little booklet is connected with two curious events that happen in collections. First, it is the second copy I have found of this book. Eight years ago I found a copy in poor condition for $24. Its spine had ...
Fables for the Little Ones, Illustrated with Six Colored Pictures and Black and White Illustrations
(The Hayes Lithographic Co.The Hayes Lithographing Co., 1910)
The chromolithography here is excellent! I have seen these six colored illustrations in other books--perhaps larger and later? They are The Fox and the Hunters, The Two Fellows and the Bear, WL, FC, LS, and WC. Curiously, ...
Fairy Tales & Fables (Miniature)
(Jean Day, 2003)
The source for this book is a Goldsmith edition of 1923. Eighteen pages. The cover shows Santa painting a Noah's Ark. Eleven colored illustrations, with others in black on sepia. 13/16 x 10/16. The fables included are ...
Neuf Fables de la Fontaine
(Club du Livre Sélectionné, 1957)
I enjoy this work. The cover and frontispiece of this unstapled pamphlet show La Fontaine extending out from an oval portrait and offering a book of fables. The frontispiece notes that this copy was printed for Monsieur ...
La Fontaine: Fables
(Éditions Garnier Frères, 1950)
This sturdy hardbound book is about as standard as it gets. The pleasant additions here to the usual book of La Fontaine's fables include a reproduction of Chauveau's WC on the orange cloth cover and eight full-page ...
A Froggy Fable
(Juvenile Productions, Ltd #1713, 1950)
This 12-page pamphlet combines four lovely full-page colored illustrations with two identical colored covers and six pages of text with black-and-white illustrations. The definition of fable may be stretched in the telling ...
Les Fabulistes Latins, Tome 3
(Burt Franklin, 1893)
This volume on Avianus divides roughly into halves. The first is an introduction to the man and to manuscripts and editions for both him and his imitators. The second half, beginning on 261, presents the fables themselves, ...
The Instructive and Entertaining Fables of Pilpay
(Darf Publishers, 1775)
Nice paperback facsimile. Lindseth has the sixth edition, of 1789, which he identifies as published by J.F. and C. Rivington in London. General Heads are listed on ix, while a full listing of fables begins on x. This ...
Open Court Basic Readers: A Magic World.
(Open Court Publishing Company, 1976)
A good example of a modern reader, with carefully chosen selections and attractive layout. Two fables are labelled as from Aesop: The Lion in the Den (3) and BW (13). The Deer is presented as an old fable ...
Les Fabulistes Latins, Tome 4
(Burt Franklin, 1893)
This fourth volume is given to Odo and his imitators. There is a helpful alphabetical list of the surprisingly large number of stories in this volume on 451-63, just before the T of C.