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The Fable of the Bees, Vol. 1
(Liberty Classics, 1924)
I freely admit that I have not come close to reading this tome. The heart of this first volume was published by Mandeville in 1732. The problem of the text is discussed on ix-xii and xxxiii-xxxvii. The volume gives a ...
Steve Allen's Bop Fables
(Simon and Schuster, 1955)
Four delightful stories told in bebop. Meg first gave me this book when I was a high school sophomore. She has always had great gift-giving taste! Actually, the four ( Goldilocks, Three Little Pigs, Little Red ...
The Right Play for You
(Abingdon Press, 1960)
A simple pedagogical work for those who work with young people. How do you select, adapt, and alter a play? Aesop gives two of the first subjects dealt with: FG (23-24) as a subject involving good pantomime possibilities ...
(Congdon & LattèsCongdon and Lattes, 1981)
A small book including great illustrations from throughout history. One Aesopic fable on 48-9 with an illustration from Charles Folkard.
A Moving Fable Drawn From America's Past.
(McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972)
A strange and attractive coloring book that advertises on its cover: The Smithsonian is the theatre. The Folk Art is the Cast. Carousel figures and weathervanes, colored in the cover pictures, are offered in ...
Beasts: An Alphabet of Fine Prints
(Little Brown,, 1968)
I am probably cheating by including this lovely sideways book in this collection. The letter R is given here to rabbits who are roasting a hunter and his dog in an engraving by Virgil Solis. I have some recollection, ...
The Fox at the Manger
A curiously fetching tale of a woman with three children during the first postwar Christmas in London. In the setting of their (ungiven) Christmas gifts to the child in the crib, she tells the tale. On 48 there are ...
The Elephant's Heart
(East African Publishing House, 1968)
This series of four booklets may be my first find from East Africa. This volume has five folktales with one illustration apiece. The tales are not fables in the Aesopic sense. The Lucky Ones gives a different ...
The hare's blanket
(East African Publishing House, 1967)
This series of four booklets may be my first find from East Africa. This volume has four folktales with one illustration apiece and a frontispiece. The tales are not fables in the Aesopic sense. If anything, the four ...
Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Days.
(University Press of New England, 1989)
I had decided many times not to pick up this $30 book but was tempted this time by the low price. The easy comment is that there are no real fables here. There is, however, a good section of Animal Wisdom. The stories ...