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Cover of: Fables | Aesop, Joseph Jacobs
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The world's oldest known collection of fables and folk tales. Some of the stories credited to Aesop, a Greek slave who lived in about the sixth century BCE, are known in every corner of the globe, such as 'The Tortoise and the Hare' and 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf'. Other familiar tales are 'The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs', 'The Fox and the Grapes' and ''The Ant and the Grasshopper'.

106 editions First published in 1489

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Cover of: Aesop\'s Fables (Large Print Edition)
Aesop\'s Fables (Large Print Edition)
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
Cover of: Aesop\'s Fables
Aesop\'s Fables
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Fables of Aesop
December 7, 2006, Gilliland Press
Paperback
Cover of: Aesop
Aesop: The Complete Fables
January 21, 2005, bnpublishing.com
Audio CD
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Fables of Aesop
April 2003, Kessinger Publishing
Paperback in English
Cover of: Fables
Fables
January 3, 2003, Gallimard Jeunesse
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Fables (Clear Print)
Fables (Clear Print)
July 31, 2003, Echo Library
Paperback in English
Cover of: Aesop
Aesop: The Complete Fables
October 1999, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1998, The Folio Society
in English
Cover of: Fables (Pelican Big Books)
Fables (Pelican Big Books)
October 21, 1998, Longman
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
Cover of: Fables (Pelican Big Books)
Fables (Pelican Big Books)
October 21, 1998, Longman
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
Cover of: Fables (A Classic Illustrated Edition)
Fables (A Classic Illustrated Edition)
May 21, 1998, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Paperback - New Ed edition
Cover of: Aesops Fables (Brimax Classics)
Aesops Fables (Brimax Classics)
September 1997, Brimax Books
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Fables
Fables
March 20, 1997, Arléa
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Fables
Fables
June 3, 1996, Walker Books Ltd
Paperback - New Ed edition
Cover of: The Fables of Aesop
The Fables of Aesop
March 1995, Book-of-the-Month Club
Hardcover - 1 edition
Cover of: Fables (Gift Books)
Fables (Gift Books)
October 31, 1995, Hodder Wayland
Hardcover
Cover of: The Fables
The Fables
October 30, 1995, Eurobook Ltd
Hardcover - New Ed edition
Cover of: Aisōpou mythoi
Cover of: Fables
Fables
June 23, 1993, Flammarion
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Fables (Puffin Classics)
Fables (Puffin Classics)
September 30, 1993, Puffin Books
Cover of: Fables (Everyman's Library Children's Classics)
Fables (Everyman's Library Children's Classics)
October 29, 1992, Everyman's Library
Hardcover - New edition
Cover of: Fables
Fables
July 12, 1990, Walker Books Ltd
Hardcover
Cover of: Fables
Fables
August 7, 1987, Aulton Press
Hardcover
Cover of: Fables (Acting Edition)
Fables (Acting Edition)
August 1986, Samuel French Ltd
Paperback
Cover of: Fables
Fables
October 1985, Hamlyn young books
Paperback
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
Cover of: Fables
Fables
September 1984, Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1981, Hodder & Stoughton
in English
Cover of: FABLES
FABLES
1981, HODDER STOUGHTON LTD
Hardcover
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop: 143 moral tales retold
1976, Book Club Associates
in English
Cover of: Fables
Fables
September 1976, Scolar Press
Hardcover in English - Facsim.of Caxton E.(1484) edition
Cover of: Fables
Fables
April 30, 1974, University of Chicago Press
Paperback in English - Valerius Babrius Ed edition
Cover of: Fables
Fables
May 31, 1973, Everyman Ltd
Cover of: Fables
Fables
September 24, 1971, Franklin Watts Ltd
Paperback
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, as first printed by William Caxton in 1484 with those of Avian, Alfonso and Poggio
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Fables of Aesop: History of the Aesopic Fab
June 1970, Burt Franklin
Hardcover
Cover of: Aesop
Aesop: 50 fabler
1970, Schoenberg
in Danish
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Fables of Aesop
June 1967, Tandem Library
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
Cover of: Fables.
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop: paraphras'd in verse (1668)
1965, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California
in English
Cover of: Aesop
Aesop: five centuries of illustrated fables. Selected by John J. McKendry.
1965, Metropolitan Museum of Art; distributed by New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn.
in English
Cover of: Aesop
Aesop: five centuries of illustrated fables
1964, Metropolitan Museum of Art
in English
Cover of: Aesop
Cover of: Aesop
Aesop: five centuries of illustrated fables
1964, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
in English
Cover of: Chwedlau Esop ar gân
Chwedlau Esop ar gân
1959, Llyfrau'r Dryw
in Welsh
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Fables of Aesop: a new translation
1954, Penguin Books
in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Fables of Aesop: a new translation
1954, Penguin Books
in English
Cover of: Aesop
Aesop: Fables (Classics)
September 30, 1954, Penguin Classics
Cover of: Fables from Aesop and others
Fables from Aesop and others
1944, Transatlantic Arts
in English
Cover of: Aesops Fables
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1931, Illustrated Editions Co.
in English
Cover of: Fables
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1909, Hodder & Stoughton
Cover of: The fables
The fables
1909, Hodder and Stoughton
in English
Cover of: The fables
The fables
1909, Hodder and Stoughton
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1903, Methuen
- A new edition.
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, and others.
The fables of Aesop, and others.
1903, Methuen
in English - On modern title page: New edition.
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
Cover of: The Fables of Aesop
Cover of: Damhegion Esop ar gân
Damhegion Esop ar gân
1901, Jarvis & Foster
in Welsh
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
A hundred fables of Aesop
1899, Bodley Head
in English
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
A hundred fables of Aesop
1898, John Lane the Bodley Head, Dodd, Mead
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1894, Macmillan
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, as first printed by William Caxton in 1484 with  those of Avian, Alfonso and Poggio
Cover of: Esopus
Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
in German
Cover of: Esopus
Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
in German
Cover of: Esopus
Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
in German
Cover of: Esopus
Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
in German
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
Cover of: Fables of Aesop and others
Fables of Aesop and others
1866, Wm. Nimmo
in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop and others
Fables of Aesop and others
1863, Burnham
Microform in English
Cover of: Esopus
Esopus
1862, Verlagsbuchhandlung von J.J. Weber
in German
Cover of: Fables of AEsop and Others
Fables of AEsop and Others
1850, T. Cowperthwaite & Co.
Cover of: Fables of Aesop, and others
Fables of Aesop, and others
1846, Printed for Longman and Co., Hamilton and Co., Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Whittaker and Co., Darton and Harvey...
in English - 25th ed.
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1845, William Milner
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, and others
The fables of Aesop, and others
1818, Printed by E. Walker, for T. Bewick and Son ...
in English
Cover of: Aesopi fabulae graeco-latinae
Aesopi fabulae graeco-latinae
1789, T. Pote
in Multiple languages
Cover of: Fables of Aesop and Others
Fables of Aesop and Others
1788, Printed for J.F. and C. Rivington
Cover of: Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, nunc demùm ex collatione optimorum exemplarium ab infinitis penè mendis repurgatae, unà cum nonnullis variorum auctorum fabulis adjectis et indice correctiori praefixo.
Cover of: Francisci-Josephi Desbillons Fabulae Aesopiae
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
Mythologia Aesopica: in qua continentur Aesopi fabulae Graeco-Latinae.
1723, J. Slatter & T. Bartlet, B. & S. Tooke & T. Ward
in Multiple languages - Secundum editionem / Gabrielis Bracii [sic.]
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
Mythologia Aesopica: in qua continentur Aesopi Fabulae graeco-Latinae CCXCVIII.
1723, impensis, J. Slatter, & T. Bartlet, Etonae, B. & S. Tooke, & T. Ward
in Latin - Editio secunda / editionem Gabrielis Braeiiomnium antiquissimum.
Cover of: Fables
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
Mythologia Aesopica: in qua continentur Aesopi fabulae graeco-latinae CC XC VIII [i.e. 149]
1709, Impensis J. Slatter & T. Bartlet, Etonae, & B. Took & M. Atkins, Lond.
in Latin
Cover of: Aesopi Phrygis fabulatoris celeberrimi lepidissimae fabulae Graecè & Latinè
Cover of: Les fables d'Esope Phrygien
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
The fables of Aesop
1673, Printed by the author
Microform in English - The third edition
Cover of: Les fables d'Esope...
Les fables d'Esope...: illustrée de discours, moraux, philosophiques, & politiques.
1659, Chez Iean Du Bray
in French - Nouvelle edition / augmentée de beaucoup en divers endroits, ou sont adioustées les fables de Philelphe / avec des reflexions morales, par I. Baudoin.
Cover of: Aesopi Phrygis fabulae jam recenter ex collatione optimorum exemplarium emendatius excusae, unà cum nonnullisvariorum authorum fabulis adjectis.
Cover of: Fabulae.
Fabulae.
1605
in Multiple languages
Cover of: Aesopi Phrygis et aliorum fabulae
Cover of: Esopus moralisatus cum bono co[m]me[n]to: et glosa interliniari.
Cover of: Vita Esopi fabulatoris clarissimi e greco latina per Rinucium facta ... .
Cover of: Hier heefft sich an dat boich vnd leue[n]
Hier heefft sich an dat boich vnd leue[n]
1489, [Johann Koelhoff, the Elder]
in German
Cover of: Fabeln des Aesop
Cover of: Fables from Aesop and others
Fables from Aesop and others
Publish date unknown, Transatlantiic Arts
in English
Cover of: The fables ...
The fables ...
Publish date unknown, Edward
in English
Cover of: The fables ...
The fables ...
Publish date unknown, Edward
in English

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