Aesop's fables

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Publisher:
Chronicle Books,
Pub. Date:
1990.
Edition:
A Classic illustrated ed.
Language:
English
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The Hare and the Tortoise. The Lion and the Mouse. The Boy Who Cried Wolf. The Jackdaw and the Borrowed Plumage. For generations, these titles and scores of others have been synonymous with the best in the timeless literature of childhood. Although he was probably as mythical as the tales attributed to him, the legendary name of Aesop has been associated for thousands of years with an enduringly popular collection of enchanting fables. In the lavish tradition of Chronicle Books' classicillustrated edition of A Child's Garden of Verses, this delightful selection of Aesop's parables--some of them universally recognizable, others refreshingly unfamiliar--is magnificently complemented by illustrations taken from a variety of antique editions. Among the artists represented in this superbly designed and beautifully reproduced new volume are Arthur Rackham, Thomas Bewick, Walter Crane, Charles Robinson, and Randolph Caldecott. Fully captioned illustrations, a complete bibliography of sources, and a set of biographical notes on the artists make this stunning compendium an ideal gift for any child as well as a valutable companion for collectors of fine illustrated books.
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9780877017806
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subject_facet Fables -- Juvenile literature, Fables, Greek -- Translations into English
title_display Aesop's fables
title_full Aesop's fables / compiled by Russell Ash and Bernard Higton
title_short Aesop's fables
topic_facet Fables, Fables, Greek