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dc.contributor.authorDodsley, Roberten_US
dc.contributor.authorGay, John,en_US
dc.contributor.authorGellert, Christian Fürchtegott,en_US
dc.contributor.authorKrylov, Ivan Andreevich,en_US
dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean de,en_US
dc.contributor.authorLessing, Gotthold Ephraim,en_US
dc.contributor.illustratorNickless, Willen_US
dc.identifier.other4994 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractThis book seems to reproduce exactly The Book of Fables, published by Frederick Warne in New York in 1962; my copy is dated 1963. This volume from Ward Lock changes the title from The Book of Fables to Aesop's Fables, Including Fables by Gay, La Fontaine, and Others. The others include Dodsley, Gellert, Lessing, Florian, and Kriloff. (These others had been listed there; indeed, their inclusion there was more logical.) As I comment there, this is a wonderful fable collection! The frequent line drawings and sixteen colored illustrations by Nickless are lively; the best may be of the charger and the miller (28), of the miller's falling ass (36), and of the mice-generals (49). His colored illustrations include a good deal of the story, as with the picturing of Jupiter in BF (14). This book has far thicker pages than most! There is both a T of C and a list of colored illustrations. The book's organization is not apparent. I also have Nickless' work in the shorter Aesop's Fables that Ward Lock included in their Rainbow Series in 1964. This book is in the Prince Charming Colour Book series. It is inscribed in 1962.en_US
dc.publisherWard Lock and Company Limiteden_US
dc.subject.lccPZ8.2.A254 1962en_US
dc.titleAesop's Fables, Including Fables by Gay, La Fontaine, and Othersen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationLondon, Melbourne and Cape Townen_US
dc.acquired.locationDiane Walker, UK, through eBayen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: £ 1.21en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $2.24en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.coverThis book has a dust jacket (book cover)en_US
dc.title.seriesA Prince Charming Colour Booken_US

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