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Cover of: Fables by Aesop, Joseph Jacobs
About the Book

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: The fables ...
Publish date unknown, Edward
The fables ...
in English
Cover of: The fables ...
Publish date unknown, Edward
The fables ...
in English
Cover of: Fables from Aesop and others
Publish date unknown, Transatlantiic Arts
Fables from Aesop and others
in English
Cover of: Fabeln des Aesop
Publish date unknown, Insel-Verlag
Fabeln des Aesop
in German
Cover of: Hier heefft sich an dat boich vnd leue[n]
1489, [Johann Koelhoff, the Elder]
Hier heefft sich an dat boich vnd leue[n]
in German
Cover of: Vita Esopi fabulatoris clarissimi e greco latina per Rinucium facta ... .
Cover of: Esopus moralisatus cum bono co[m]me[n]to: et glosa interliniari.
Cover of: Aesopi Phrygis et aliorum fabulae
1560, Ex officina Christophori Plantini
Aesopi Phrygis et aliorum fabulae
in Latin
Cover of: Fabulae.
1605
Fabulae.
in Multiple languages
Cover of: Aesopi Phrygis fabulae jam recenter ex collatione optimorum exemplarium emendatius excusae, unà cum nonnullisvariorum authorum fabulis adjectis.
Cover of: Les fables d'Esope...
1659, Chez Iean Du Bray
Les fables d'Esope...
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: The fables of Aesop
1673, Printed by the author
The fables of Aesop
Microform in English - The third edition
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
1682, Typis M. Clarke Impensis Sam. Carr
Mythologia Aesopica
in Ancient Greek
Cover of: Les fables d'Esope Phrygien
1701, aux depens d'Estienne Roger
Les fables d'Esope Phrygien
in French - Nouvelle ed.
Cover of: Aesopi Phrygis fabulatoris celeberrimi lepidissimae fabulae Graecè & Latinè
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
1709, Impensis J. Slatter & T. Bartlet, Etonae, & B. Took & M. Atkins, Lond.
Mythologia Aesopica
in Latin
Cover of: Fables
1723, Printed for A. Bettesworth, at the Red-Lyon
Fables
in English - 2d ed.
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
1723, impensis, J. Slatter, & T. Bartlet, Etonae, B. & S. Tooke, & T. Ward
Mythologia Aesopica
in Latin - Editio secunda / editionem Gabrielis Braeiiomnium antiquissimum.
Cover of: Mythologia Aesopica
1723, J. Slatter & T. Bartlet, B. & S. Tooke & T. Ward
Mythologia Aesopica
in Multiple languages - Secundum editionem / Gabrielis Bracii [sic.]
Cover of: Francisci-Josephi Desbillons Fabulae Aesopiae
1778, typis J. Barbou
Francisci-Josephi Desbillons Fabulae Aesopiae
in Latin - 6a editio.
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: Fables of Aesop and Others
1788, Printed for J.F. and C. Rivington
Fables of Aesop and Others
Cover of: Aesopi fabulae graeco-latinae
1789, T. Pote
Aesopi fabulae graeco-latinae
in Multiple languages
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, and others
1818, Printed by E. Walker, for T. Bewick and Son ...
The fables of Aesop, and others
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1845, William Milner
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop, and others
1846, Printed for Longman and Co., Hamilton and Co., Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Whittaker and Co., Darton and Harvey...
Fables of Aesop, and others
in English - 25th ed.
Cover of: Fables of AEsop and Others
1850, T. Cowperthwaite & Co.
Fables of AEsop and Others
Cover of: Esopus
1862, Verlagsbuchhandlung von J.J. Weber
Esopus
in German
Cover of: Fables of Aesop and others
1863, Burnham
Fables of Aesop and others
Microform in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop and others
1866, Wm. Nimmo
Fables of Aesop and others
in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
1870, Allen Bros.
Fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
1875, Milner
Fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
Esopus
in German
Cover of: Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
Esopus
in German
Cover of: Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
Esopus
in German
Cover of: Esopus
1882, Brockhaus
Esopus
in German
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, as first printed by William Caxton in 1484 with  those of Avian, Alfonso and Poggio
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1894, Macmillan
The fables of Aesop
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1894, Macmillan
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
1898, John Lane the Bodley Head, Dodd, Mead
A hundred fables of Aesop
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
1899, Bodley Head
A hundred fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1899, D. Nutt
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Damhegion Esop ar gân
1901, Jarvis & Foster
Damhegion Esop ar gân
in Welsh
Cover of: The Fables of Aesop
1902, The Macmillan Co.
The Fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
1903, Bodley Head
A hundred fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, and others.
1903, Methuen
The fables of Aesop, and others.
in English - On modern title page: New edition.
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1903, Methuen
The fables of Aesop
- A new edition.
Cover of: The fables
1909, Hodder and Stoughton
The fables
in English
Cover of: The fables
1909, Hodder and Stoughton
The fables
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1909, Hodder & Stoughton
The fables of Aesop
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1925, A. Whitman & Co.
The fables of Aesop
Cover of: Fables
1928, Dent
Fables
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1931, Illustrated Editions Co.
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Aesops Fables
October 1, 1933, Viking Juvenile
Aesops Fables
Hardcover
Cover of: Fables from Aesop and others
1944, Transatlantic Arts
Fables from Aesop and others
in English
Cover of: Aesop
September 30, 1954, Penguin Classics
Aesop
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
1954, Penguin Books
Fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
1954, Penguin Books
Fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Chwedlau Esop ar gân
1959, Llyfrau'r Dryw
Chwedlau Esop ar gân
in Welsh
Cover of: Aesop
1964, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Aesop
in English
Cover of: Aesop
1964
Aesop
in English
Cover of: Aesop
1964, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Aesop
in English
Cover of: Aesop
1965, Metropolitan Museum of Art; distributed by New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn.
Aesop
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1965, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Fables.
1966, Penguin Books
Fables.
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1966, Schocken Books
The fables of Aesop
in English - [1st Schocken ed.]
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
June 1967, Tandem Library
Fables of Aesop
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Aesop
1970, Schoenberg
Aesop
in Danish
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
June 1970, Burt Franklin
Fables of Aesop
Hardcover
Cover of: The fables of Aesop, as first printed by William Caxton in 1484 with those of Avian, Alfonso and Poggio
Cover of: Fables
September 24, 1971, Franklin Watts Ltd
Fables
Paperback
Cover of: Fables
May 31, 1973, Everyman Ltd
Fables
Cover of: Fables
April 30, 1974, University of Chicago Press
Fables
Paperback in English - Valerius Babrius Ed edition
Cover of: Fables
September 1976, Scolar Press
Fables
Hardcover in English - Facsim.of Caxton E.(1484) edition
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1976, Book Club Associates
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1979, Godfrey Cave
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: FABLES
1981, HODDER STOUGHTON LTD
FABLES
Hardcover
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1981, Hodder & Stoughton
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Fables
September 1984, Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Fables
Hardcover in English
Cover of: A hundred fables of Aesop
1984
A hundred fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Fables
October 1985, Hamlyn young books
Fables
Paperback
Cover of: Fables (Acting Edition)
August 1986, Samuel French Ltd
Fables (Acting Edition)
Paperback
Cover of: Fables
August 7, 1987, Aulton Press
Fables
Hardcover
Cover of: Fables
July 12, 1990, Walker Books Ltd
Fables
Hardcover
Cover of: Fables (Everyman's Library Children's Classics)
October 29, 1992, Everyman's Library
Fables (Everyman's Library Children's Classics)
Hardcover - New edition
Cover of: Fables (Puffin Classics)
September 30, 1993, Puffin Books
Fables (Puffin Classics)
Cover of: Fables
June 23, 1993, Flammarion
Fables
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Aisōpou mythoi
1993, Estia
Aisōpou mythoi
in Greek
Cover of: The Fables
October 30, 1995, Eurobook Ltd
The Fables
Hardcover - New Ed edition
Cover of: Fables (Gift Books)
October 31, 1995, Hodder Wayland
Fables (Gift Books)
Hardcover
Cover of: The Fables of Aesop
March 1995, Book-of-the-Month Club
The Fables of Aesop
Hardcover - 1 edition
Cover of: Fables
June 3, 1996, Walker Books Ltd
Fables
Paperback - New Ed edition
Cover of: Fables
March 20, 1997, Arléa
Fables
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Aesops Fables (Brimax Classics)
September 1997, Brimax Books
Aesops Fables (Brimax Classics)
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Fables (A Classic Illustrated Edition)
May 21, 1998, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Fables (A Classic Illustrated Edition)
Paperback - New Ed edition
Cover of: Fables (Pelican Big Books)
October 21, 1998, Longman
Fables (Pelican Big Books)
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
Cover of: Fables (Pelican Big Books)
October 21, 1998, Longman
Fables (Pelican Big Books)
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
Cover of: The fables of Aesop
1998, The Folio Society
The fables of Aesop
in English
Cover of: Aesop
October 1999, Tandem Library
Aesop
School & Library Binding in English
Cover of: Fables (Clear Print)
July 31, 2003, Echo Library
Fables (Clear Print)
Paperback in English
Cover of: Fables
January 3, 2003, Gallimard Jeunesse
Fables
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
April 2003, Kessinger Publishing
Fables of Aesop
Paperback in English
Cover of: Aesop
January 21, 2005, bnpublishing.com
Aesop
Audio CD
Cover of: Fables of Aesop
December 7, 2006, Gilliland Press
Fables of Aesop
Paperback
Cover of: Aesop\'s Fables
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Aesop\'s Fables
Paperback in English
Cover of: Aesop\'s Fables (Large Print Edition)
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Aesop\'s Fables (Large Print Edition)
Paperback in English

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November 22, 2013 Edited by Kath Nuri River translator and illustrator
November 23, 2012 Edited by Anand Chitipothu Reverted spam
November 21, 2012 Edited by 188.190.124.67 Edited without comment.
September 13, 2011 Edited by 98.224.238.13 Added new cover
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