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Little truths better than great fables

William Darton

Little truths better than great fables

containing information on divers subjects, for the instruction of children ...

by William Darton

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Published by Printed for, and sold by, J. and J. Crukshank, no. 87, High-street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Illustrated covers.

ContributionsJuvenile Collection (Library of Congress), Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ6.D256 Li
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6632452M
LC Control Number21003041

At the book, like The Book of Fables, moves to "Later Fables"; unlike it, it does not acknowledge the addition on the title-page. This book selects 52 of the fables offered there and inserts three (, , ) of Ernest Griset's thirty-nine illustrations used there. Aesop's Fables date from the 6th century B.C. Aesop was supposedly a Phrygian slave, and met his end when thrown over a cliff at Delphi for being ugly and deformed. Whatever the story of Aesop, the fables that bear his name (Aesop collected the fables, he didn't write them) contain timeless lessons.


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