Aesop's Fables - William Caxton's original illustrated edition

Author(s): Aesop Aesop; Bamber Gascoigne; Christina Gascoigne (Editor)


A collection of the classic fables of Aesop, translated from the Greek, imparting wisdom and lessons for generations. Some of the fables include, among many others: The Fox and the Grapes, The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs, The Cat and the Mice, The Mischievous Dog, The Charcoal-Burner and the Fuller, The Mice in Council, The Bat and the Weasels, The Dog and the Sow, The Fox and the Crow, The Horse and the Groom, The Wolf and the Lamb, The Peacock and the Crane, The Cat and the Birds, The Spendthrift and the Swallow, The Old Woman and the Doctor, The Moon and Her Mother, Mercury and the Woodman, The Ass, the Fox, and the Lion, The Lion and the Mouse, The Crow and the Pitcher, The Boys and the Frogs, The North Wind and the Sun, The Mistress and Her Servants, The Goods and the Ills, The Hares and the Frogs, The Fox and the Stork, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, The Stag in the Ox-Stall, The Milkmaid and Her Pail, The Dolphins, the Whales, and the Sprat, The Fox and the Monkey, The Ass and the Lapdog, The Fir-Tree and the Bramble, The Frogs' Complaint Against the Sun, The Dog, the Cock, and the Fox, The Gnat and the Bull, The Bear and the Travellers, The Slave and the Lion, The Flea and the Man, The Bee and Jupiter, The Oak and the Reeds, The Blind Man and the Cub, The Boy and the Snails, The Apes and the Two Travellers, The Ass and His Burdens, The Shepherd's Boy and the Wolf, The Fox and the Goat, The Fisherman and the Sprat, The Boasting Traveller, The Crab and His Mother, The Ass and His Shadow, The Farmer and His Sons, The Dog and the Cook, The Monkey as King, The Thieves and the Cock, The Farmer and Fortune, Jupiter and the Monkey, Father and Sons, The Lamp, The Owl and the Birds, The Ass in the Lion's Skin, The She-Goats and Their Beards, The Old Lion, The Boy Bathing, The Quack Frog, The Swollen Fox, The Mouse, the Frog, and the Hawk, The Boy and the Nettles, The Peasant and the Apple-Tree, The Jackdaw and the Pigeons, Jupiter and the Tortoise, The Dog in the Manger, The Two Bags, The Oxen and the Axletrees, The Boy and the Filberts, The Frogs Asking for a King, The Olive-Tree and the Fig-Tree, The Lion and the Boar, The Walnut-Tree, The Man and the Lion, The Tortoise and the Eagle, The Kid on the Housetop, The Fox Without a Tail, The Vain Jackdaw, The Traveller and His Dog, The Mice and the Weasels, The Peacock and Juno, The Bear and the Fox, The Ass and the Old Peasant, The Ox and the Frog, The Man and the Image, Hercules and the Wagoner, The Wolf, the Mother, and Her Child, The Old Woman and the Wine-Jar, The Lioness and the Vixen, The Viper and the File, The Cat and the Cock, The Hare and the Tortoise, The Soldier and His Horse, The Oxen and the Butchers, The Wolf and the Lion, The Sheep, the Wolf, and the Stag, The Lion and the Three Bulls, The Horse and His Rider, The Goat and the Vine, The Two Pots, The Old Hound, The Clown and the Countryman, The Lark and the Farmer, The Lion and the Ass, The Prophet, The Hound and the Hare, The Lion, the Mouse, and the Fox, The Trumpeter Taken Prisoner, The Wolf and the Crane, The Stag with One Eye, The Fly and the Draught-Mule, The Cock and the Jewel, The Wolf and the Shepherd, The Ass and the Wolf, The Monkey and the Camel, The Sick Man and the Doctor, The Travellers and the Plane-Tree, The Flea and the Ox, The Birds, the Beasts, and the Bat, The Man and His Two Sweethearts, The Eagle, the Jackdaw, and the Shepherd, The Wolf and the Boy, The Miller, His Son, and Their Ass, The Stag and the Vine, The Lamb Chased by a Wolf, The Archer and the Lion, The Wolf and the Goat, The Sick Stag, The Ass and the Mule, Brother and Sister, The Heifer and the Ox, The Kingdom of the Lion, The Ass and His Driver, The Lion and the Hare, The Wolves and the Dogs, The Bull and the Calf, The Trees and the Axe, The Astronomer, The Labourer and the Snake, The Cage-Bird and the Bat, The Ass and His Purchaser, The Kid and the Wolf, and The Hound and the Fox.

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General Fields

  • : 9780241113714
  • : Hamish Hamilton
  • : Hamish Hamilton
  • : 45359200.0
  • : January 1984
  • : 1 Inches X 1 Inches X 1 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Aesop Aesop; Bamber Gascoigne; Christina Gascoigne (Editor)
  • : Hardback
  • : en
  • : very good