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    • 22 Fables de La Fontaine 

      Martin, Sylvie; Côté, Catherine (Les Éditions Coup d'oeil. Saint-Bruno, QC (NA), 2013)
      Here is an extra copy of this book without the CD. Everything about this book is big and lively. 11¼" square with a CD in the center of its cover. The selection of fables suggests which fables are best known these days. ...
    • 6 Fábulas de Esopo 

      Aesop (Ediciones Toray. Buenos Aires/Barcelona, 1968)
      Here is an extra copy of this booklet in poorer condition. Lively cartoons present "The Widow and the Servant-Girls"; "The Father and Two Daughters"; "The Worker and His Sons"; "The Woman and the Hen"; "The Fox and the ...
    • 6 Fábulas de Iriarte 

      Iriarte, Tomas (Ediciones Toray. Buenos Aires/Barcelona, 1968)
      Here is an extra copy in less good condition. It has some pencil marks on the middle pair of pages. Full-color cartoons present "The Purchase of the Ass"; "The Hunter and the Ferret"; "The Gardener and His Master"; "The ...
    • The Adventures of Brer Rabbit and Friends: From Stories Collected by Joel Chandler Harris 

      Amin, Karima (Dorling Kindersley Limited. London, 2006)
      Here is an extra copy of a book I of which we already have a third printing. This is a sixth printing with water damage. This is a sturdy oversized paperback book of 64 highly colored, slick pages. The cover shows Brer ...
    • Aesop's Fables on Stage: A Collection of Children's Plays 

      Meighan, Julie (JemBooks. Cork, Ireland, 2016)
      This is an extra copy. Here is a paperback book printed a week before I ordered it. After eleven "drama games" not related to fables, the book offers eighteen plays based on Aesopic fables. In GA on 17, the grasshopper ...
    • Äsop Phädrus Babrios Lessing Fabeln 

      Grundmann, Bearbeiter: Gunther (Verlag Münstermann-Druck. Hannover, 1966)
      "Here is an extra copy of this book. I am delighted to have found this little book, since it was produced in a limited production of only 3000 copies. Might it have been printed as a gift of the firm for its friends? A ...
    • Bajka: o ptacich a opicich 

      Kolmas, Josef (Nakladatelstvi Ceskoslovenskych Vytvarnych Umelcu. Prague, 1965)
      Here is an extra and slightly worn copy of this work. A web translating site tells me that this is "Fables: About Birds and Monkeys." This piece of Czech artistry will have to remain mostly a mystery, I fear. There seem ...
    • Basni (Russian) 

      No Author (Veseika. Kiev, 1989)
      Here is the first of two extra copies of this booklet. This is one of the better Krylov presentations I have seen, particularly because of the colored illustrations. These begin with the fine Quartet on the cover, continue ...
    • Basni (Russian) 

      No Author (Veseika. Kiev, 1989)
      Here is the second of two extra copies of this booklet. This is one of the better Krylov presentations I have seen, particularly because of the colored illustrations. These begin with the fine Quartet on the cover, ...
    • Cambodian Folk Stories from the Gatiloke 

      Muriel Paskin Carrison from a The Venerable Kong Chhean (Tuttle Publishing. Boston, 1993)
      Here is an extra copy of this book in less good condition. Apparently originally published in hardbound by Tuttle in 1987. The first paperback edition was in 1993. I am surprised and encouraged by the four fable texts ...
    • The Crow and the Fox 

      Peter (Reading Support Foundation: Greenlife Printing. Bangkok, 2018)
      Here is an extra copy of this book. There are several elements that are unusual in this version of FC. The story begins abruptly with the crow "picking up the meat": where it came from is not clear. The illustrator ...
    • The Crow and the Mussel 

      Peter (Reading Support Foundation: Greenlife Printing. Bangkok, 2018)
      Here is an extra copy of this booklet. This is the story of the deceptive second bird who counsels a first bird to drop his prey from a height in order to crack its shell. The second bird waits below and eats the mussel, ...
    • Das illustrierte Fabelbuch, Band I: Spiegel kultureller Wandlungen 

      No Author (Maximilian-Gesellschaft; Wolfgang Metzner Verlag. Hamburg; Frankfurt am Main/Berlin, 1998)
      Here is Volume I of the extra set, the set I first acquired in Hamburg. This pair of volumes was a major surprise when I started out visiting used book stores in Hamburg in July, 1998. Dietrich Schaper was one of the ...
    • Das illustrierte Fabelbuch, Band II: Katalog illustrierter Fabelausgaben 1461-1990 

      No Author (Maximilian-Gesellschaft; Wolfgang Metzner Verlag. Hamburg; Frankfurt am Main/Berlin, 1998)
      Here is Volume II of the extra set, the set I first acquired in Hamburg. Especially this second volume has been a constant companion and help to me. Three years ago in 2009 I had the privilege of visiting the Metzner ...
    • The Donkey and the Merchant 

      Peter (Reading Support Foundation: Greenlife Printing. Bangkok, 2018)
      Here is an extra copy of this booklet. This is an engaging rendition of the story of the donkey who makes three trips through a stream. On the first, he is surprised to have his load of salt lightened. And so on the ...
    • Fabeln 

      Schauhuber, Alfred Michael (Metten Verlag. Vienna, Austria, 1952)
      "Here is an extra copy of this book found at the same time as the other copy and from the same source for the same price. I am surprised at how enjoyable these short interchanges are. They are witty, one to a page for ...
    • Fabeln von August Strindberg 

      August Strindberg; Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt von Pauline Klaiber-Gottschau (Insel-Verlag. Leipzig, 1930)
      "Here is an extra copy of this little curiosity. Strindberg is known outside Sweden primarily as a playwright. I find one copy available on abe, where it is listed as published in 1930. The dealer there aptly describes ...
    • Fabeln von Christian Fürchtegott Gellert 

      Fürchtegott Gellert, Christian (Edition Reintzsch. Radebeul, 1999)
      Here is an extra copy of this book. I enjoy Gellert thoroughly, and the black-and-white illustrations here make it all the easier to get into his fables. "Der Tanzbär" (10) comes together well in one line of the moral: ...
    • Fabeln von Gotthold Ephraim Lessing 

      Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim (Volksverband der Bücherfreunde: Wegweiser-Verlag. Berlin, 1927)
      "Here is an extra copy of this book. This delightful little volume was a "Liebhaberabdruck für die Freunde des Volksverbandes der Bücherfreunde" and was not for sale. Lessing's fables are always stimulating. One forgets ...
    • The Fables of La Fontaine 

      No Author (Viking. NY, 1954)
      Here is an extra copy of the second printing with some water damage. As I wrote of the copies in the collection, this is a huge and lovely book, without illustrations, with an index of titles and first lines in both English ...