Aesop's Fables (Aesops Fables on cover)
. M.A. Donohue & Co. . Chicago
PZ8.2.A254 1900j (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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I include this book separately in the collection because of the publishing curiosities it presents. Basically, it is the same book as that listed under the same title, year, and publisher. It has the same cover illustration of WC inside a frame with two heads facing in opposite directions. It has the same congeries of elements inside. See my comments on the publishing oddities there. What does it have that is different? The printing of the cover substitutes gold where the other cover uses blue to outline the letters of the title, the frame, and the lamps above and beneath it. The spine is now red rather than gold canvas. The back cover pictures not Mother Goose scenes but a young girl reading a book; I noticed this same scene on the back cover of Donohue's Reynard the Fox Profusely Illustrated (1910?). The pictures of Mother Goose on the inside covers have changed directions; she now flies outwards rather than inwards. The first page, on which Mother Goose appeared (flying outward), is now blank. The book is in fair condition.