Aesop's Fables in Words of One Syllable
. A.L. Burt Company Publ., . NY
PZ8.2.A254 1895b (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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This book uses the plates from another version by Burt dated in the same year. See my comments there. Here there is a different cover (WS in color) and frontispiece (colored The Cat and the Mice). The title-page looks as though it is a later impression. It also includes no address for Burt in New York; in fact Burt moved to 114-120 East 23rd Street. The back of the title-page looks like a later impression from the same printing plate. This edition moves the BW full-page illustration from after 10 to vii and inserts a colored illustration of BW just after it. It places the black-and-white illustration that had faced the first page of text two pages later. There are in all four crude full-page colored illustrations inserted on unpaginated pages without printing or image on their backs; the others are FG before 11 and FS before 55. Once you get a set of plates for Aesop, do not let them go to waste! At the end of this book, the advertisement for Burt's Series of One Syllable Books shows an increment from that placed one page earlier in the other edition. It now offers fourteen instead of twelve titles. (Black Beauty and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland are the two titles added before this printing.) Where the price on the other edition said 50 Cents per Volume, this advertisement leaves an open space between Price and Cents per Volume. The bottom of the advertisement gives the new address for Burt.