Aesop's Fables in Words of One Syllable
. The Saalfield Publishing Company. . Akron, O. ,
PZ8.2.A254 1904b (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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Here is a book internally identical with another in the collection, but with a different cover. That copy has a maroon cloth cover with a black-and-white picture of LM pasted on. This has a colored board with a picture of two children reading books on a sofa. These two copies are almost identical with two others in the collection but are four pages longer, adding 92-95 here after 91 and before 96 here, which is identical therefore with 92 there. Is it sheer coincidence that those two volumes by Saalfield have the same motif on their cloth covers as this copy has on its boards but differently rendered? Again there one finds two children with books on a sofa. This copy features Little Folks Classics and One Syllable on its front and back covers. The back cover also repeats the colored picture of children reading on a sofa. This book is in poor condition. The spine is virtually gone and the covers and first and last pages loose. As I mentioned of its partner volume, the illustrations in this book are a panorama of imitation. The most striking for me are the imitations of Griset's FS (59), The Blind Man and the Lame Man (81), FK (85), and UP (88). There is no T of C.