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    • The Barefoot Book of Animal Tales From Around the World 

      Adler, Naomi; Hall, Amanda (Barefoot Books. Cambridge, Mass., 2004)
      Originally published as a hardbound book by Dial in the USA in 1996. The stories are from a good variety of cultures. Perhaps the most imposing illustration is that of Tilladick the giant frog sleeping after he has drunk ...
    • Conjunctions 18: Fables, Yarns, Fairy Tales 

      Abish, Walter; Morrow, Bradford (Bard Collegedistributed by Random House. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1992)
      I had not been aware of Conjunctions, which I notice is now at its Number 54, since it is published twice a year by Bard. This particular issue is a lively gathering of various short forms of literature. It is not easy, ...
    • Das Hausbuch der Tiergeschichten 

      Various; texts by Reinhard Michl, Caroline Jacobi, and Petra Albers (Gerstenberg. Hildesheim, Germany, 2012)
      This book has a very pleasant history. I found it by stopping in this children's bookshop in the Plöck in Heidelberg on my way elsewhere. I was surprised to find a fable book I had not yet found in German. Now as I ...
    • Die deutsche und lateinische Fabel in der Frühen Neuzeit: Band I: Ausgewählte Texte 

      Elschenbroich, Adalbert (Max Niemeyer Verlag. Tübingen, 1990)
      This first volume of the two is a rich resource of early Renaissance fables composed in German and then, in a second section, composed in Latin. Between the two, on 213-228, are 23 illustrations reproduced from the works ...
    • Die deutsche und lateinische Fabel in der Frühen Neuzeit: Band II: Grundzüge einer Geschichte der Fabel in der Frühen Neuzeit; Kommentar zu den Autoren und Sammlungen 

      Elschenbroich, Adalbert (Max Niemeyer Verlag. Tübingen, 1990)
      This second volume of the two begins with the medieval Latin and German fable traditions and then works its way through essays on the various German and Latin collections of the first volume. The second half then offers ...
    • Die Gans und der Fuchs: Drei Dutzend Fabeln von La Fontaine, Goethe, Heine und Andern Schülern des Aesop 

      Scarpi, N. O (Diogenes Verlag. ZurichZürich, 1957)
      This is a fine, playful, well selected group of thirty-six fables on 75 pages, with a T of C at the end. Scarpi announces his criteria: he chooses rhymed animal fables that please him. Each fable gets a fresh page. There ...
    • El Libro de las Fabulas 

      Andrada, Carmen; Bravo-Villasante, Carmen (Susaeta Ediciones S.A.. Madrid, 1994)
      Ten countries are represented here, and in fact the fables are grouped by their country of origin. Spain leads with fifteen authors presenting thirty-nine fables. Other Spanish-speaking countries then provide from one ...
    • El Libro de las Fábulas: Recopilación de las más famosas fábulas de Samaniego, La Fontaine, Iriarte, Hartzembusch, etc. 

      Baeza Flores, Alberto,; Eimeric, Clovis; Florian,; Hartzenbusch, Juan Eugenio; Iriarte, Tomás de,; La Fontaine, Jean de,; Samaniego, Félix María (Editorial Juventud. Barcelona, 1930)
      Here is the 1958 third edition of a book I had already in its second edition from 1943. The monochrome illustrations here are not orange, as there, but rather black. There are thirty-three fables here from several ...
    • El Libro de las Fábulas: Recopilación de las más famosas fábulas de Samaniego, La Fontaine, Iriarte, Hartzembusch, etc. 

      No Author (Editorial Juventud. Barcelona, 1930)
      There are thirty-three fables here from several fabulists, including Samaniego, Iriarte, Hartzembusch, La Fontaine, Florian, and two fabulists new to me: Baeza and Clovis Eimeric. Each fable gets from one to three pages ...
    • Es war einmal…Fabel- und Märchenbilder für die Schule 

      Vomm, Wolfgang; Cuppers, Carl; Stach, Reinhard; Kolloch, Ursula (Bergisches Museum für Bergbau, Handwerk und Gewerbe. Bergisch Gladbach, 1993)
      Here is a curiosity. The Bergisches Museum in Bergisch Gladbach seems to have come to possess a number of wall hangings from schools and classrooms before modern media took over the function of illustrating stories and ...
    • Fable Stories 

      Hinton, William; Tan, Xiao; Tong, Yi; Wang, Guozhen; Yang, Xi (China Intercontinental Press. Beijing, 2011)
      Lively cartoon work to present a strong array of some thirty-nine Chinese fables. The English sometimes suffers, as on 13 when again appears twice in the same clause. The following story, Sincerity Can Affect Even Metal ...
    • Fable Stories 

      Liljana Arsovska and Nathan Jones (China Intercontinental Press. 2011)
      Here is an extra copy of this book. Lively cartoon work to present a strong array of some thirty-nine Chinese fables. The English sometimes suffers, as on 13 when "again" appears twice in the same clause. The following ...
    • Fables 

      Gay, John,; Milns, William; Moore, Edward (Printed and published by W. Milns. NY, 1797)
      This is a curious compilation of fables. The T of C facing the title-page has as its first heading Fables by Different Hands. These run for some 115 pages. They are a mix of prose and verse and of traditional fable stuff ...
    • Fables et Rimes pour mes petits-enfants 

      Saillens, R. (Éditions Rayon de Soleil. Nogent-sur-Marne, 1935)
      Here is a 40-page pamphlet with cardboard covers. On the cover, a cat walks across the peak of a pointed ceiling while the moon watches. The fables, ranging from one to four pages long, come from a variety of sources and ...
    • Fablier en Vers, a l'Usage de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse 

      Bérenger, Laurent-Pierre (Bruyset Ainée et C.. A Lyon, 1802)
      The T of C at the end gives the basic structure and tells who wrote each fable. There are three books of fables here, with one hundred, one-hundred-and-fourteen, and forty-one fables in them, respectively. That adds up ...
    • Fabulous Beasts: Renaissance Animal Lore: An Exhibition 

      Doggett, Rachel; Dunnington, Jean; Miller, Jean (The Folger Shakespeare LibraryThe Library. Washington D.C., 1993)
      This is an exhibition catalogue from an exhibit done by and at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., June 24 to October 16, 1993. It is a large-format pamphlet of twenty-age pages, with slightly less stiff ...
    • Fábulas de los mejores autores 

      Selección y notas de Anteo Vidalta (Éditiorial Andina. Buenos Aires, 1973)
      "While the title page adds "de los mejores autores," the page before adds " Una rigurosa colección de las mas famosas fábulas" as a subtitle. The most surprising thing about this paperback book is the selection of fabulists ...
    • Fábulas: Esopo, Fedro, Iriarte, Samaniego y Hartzenbusch 

      No Author (Editorial Andrés Bello. Barcelona, 1983)
      "The introduction is well titled "Cinco Fabulistas." I think I could understand immediately choosing the latter three. They are prominent Spanish language fabulists. Why take only Aesop and Phaedrus from the classic ...
    • Hundert Fabeln mit hundert Bildern von Grandville 

      Grandville, (J.J.) (Verlag von Carl J. Klemann. Berlin, 1880)
      "This book is surprising in many ways. First, it is not what one usually finds in a book titled "Fifty" or "One Hundred" fables. Those are commonly Speckter and Hey's collection of pedagogical verse. The next surprise ...
    • Im Reich der Fabeln - Eine auswahl der besten Fabeln und Parabeln. Für die Jugend zusammengestellt 

      Fogowitz, A.H. (Druck und Verlag von Robert Bardtenschlager. Reutlingen, 1887)
      The title-page lists Aesop, Lessing, Gleim, La Fontaine, Curtmann "und vielen Anderen." The title-page also specifies that this selection is made "for youth." The three internal polychrome illustrations are on 32, 64, ...