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Comic Fables with Morals Advertising Washburn Crosby's Gold Medal Flour
This lovely little pamphlet, in surprisingly good condition, has the printed stamp on its back of Grant Ramsey of Grinnell, Iowa, one of the many grocers happy to sell Gold Medal Flour. The multi-colored pictures are ...
The Fable of the Judge and the Loaves."
The picture side of this postcard has a title across its top, a strong colored picture taking about two-thirds of the remaining space, and a text of the fable climaxing in "Moral: -- Use Gold Medal Flour." A handwritten ...
Card soliciting contributions to the Midlands Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The cover of the note proclaims "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." The quotation is attributed to "Aesop, The Lion & the Mouse." I have searched for this short sentence among those versions of this ...
A folded-over cardboard booklet
Centuries of mystery captured in a legendary fragrance! The great grandson of Evalyn Walsh McLean invites you to experience FABLE, an elegant, hypnotic blend of floral, woody, and delectable essences. Notes of Plum, Ivy, ...
Le Renard et la Cicogne (fable de La Fontaine)
With a bottle of Vichy water in the foreground, the fox in bib is asking the stork, with its beak down the vase catching frogs (in Vichy water?) "Et ton foie?" ("And your liver?") and receiving the answer "Mon Foie connais ...
What Are The Long-term Effects of Instant Gratification?" TH Nuveen advertisement
This advertisement recalls the story of the tortoise and hare. "It was the dogged determination and single-mindedness of the tortoise that triumphed in the end." The picture of the tortoise moving past a tree is engaging. ...
Card soliciting contributions to the Graduate School Fund, Harvard University
The envelope proclaims "Morale monet gratarium reciprocam retributionem." The card translates "One Good Turn Deserves Another" and attributes the saying to Aesop. The illustrations are taken from a "17th century edition ...
Four stickers comprising an 8.5" x 11" page, the four advertising Jan Brett's Town Mouse, Country Mouse.
The four stickers are identical with, but smaller than, the masks of the four mouse-characters in her book.
Jeep television advertisement using TH
The tortoise takes a Jeep and crosses the line first. The producer of the spot advertisement assured me that no animal was harmed in the filming of this advertisement. I think she first read me on the phone as an activist ...
Brochure inviting school groups to "La Fontaine: The Power of Fables" exhibition
The brochure folds out into a large tan-brown, black, and white poster with fox, crow, tortoise, hare, and La Fontaine on it.