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The fables of Aesop

The fables of Aesop

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Published by Hurst and Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Preface by J[oseph] J[acobs]

ContributionsJacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916.
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p.
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22960569M

  Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between and BCE. Of diverse origins, the stories associated with Aesop's name have descended to modern times through a number of sources/5(). Like all Wordsworth Editions, these children's books represent unbeatable value. AUTHOR: Aesop known only for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was by tradition a slave who was a contemporary of Croesus and Peisistratus in the mid-sixth century BC in ancient Greece.5/5(1).

[xxxvi] and pp. plus a 7 page index, a frontispiece and wood engravings. This is a scarce early edition of Samuel Croxall's translation of the fables of Aesop, and of other writers. Samuel Croxall (c) was an Anglican churchman, writer and translator, particularly noted for his edition of Aesop's Fables. Buy The Fables of Aesop book online at the Folio Society from the world's most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. The Fables of Aesop includes all of the storyteller’s best-loved tales, exquisitely illustrated by the great Victorian illustrator Edward J. : $

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The Fables of Aesop Rich selection of time-honored tales by legendary Greek storyteller offers youngsters valuable lessons and insights into life.

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- I love the edition with green cover: Aesop's Fables Paperback – Septemby Edward Garrett (Editor), J. Wolf (Illustrator), J. Zwecker (Illustrator). This is a clssic book with old style illustrations and rich writing style.

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There are only 20 fables in this book but it is well illustrated. The book may be found in the Project Gutenberg archives among other places. A few fables have been added from the French book Fables de.

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by J. Walker McSpadden. Author: London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, Published/Created: New York, T.Y. Crowell & co. [] Download Cover Image: []. The Boat Contest: Featuring Aesop's the Lion and the Mouse (Lamb Chop's Fables) by Shari Lewis, Aesop and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This brilliant new hardcover version of Aesop's timeless tales offers a fresh take on the classic Hodder and Stoughton edition.

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