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[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: the fox and the crane, ca. 1479 - item 57]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: the fox and th...

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[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surrounded by symbols of fables, 1481 - #60]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surround...

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Fables Nouvelles, Dediées au Roy

Fables Nouvelles, Dediées au Roy

Although he was not trained as a professional printmaker, Gillot found a robust market for his whimsical small-scale designs for book illustrations, which he often etched himself with remarkable fluidity. Lamot... More

Fables, Vol. I & II

Fables, Vol. I & II

John Gay (British, Barnstaple, Devon 1685–1732)

The Dream of an Inhabitant of Mogul (La Fontaine, Fables, XI, 4)

The Dream of an Inhabitant of Mogul (La Fontaine, Fables, XI, 4)

Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais)

mill from "[Fables for the Female Sex. [By Edward Moore and Henry Brooke. In verse. With engravings after F. Hayman.]]"

mill from "[Fables for the Female Sex. [By Edward Moore and Henry Broo...

This image has been taken from scan 000068 from "[Fables for the Female Sex. [By Edward Moore and Henry Brooke. In verse. With engravings after F. Hayman.]]". The title and subject terms of this image have been... More

Designs for Plates Taken from Oudry's Illustrations to La Fontaine's Fables

Designs for Plates Taken from Oudry's Illustrations to La Fontaine's F...

After Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais)

Designs for Plates Taken from Oudry's Illustrations to La Fontaine's Fables

Designs for Plates Taken from Oudry's Illustrations to La Fontaine's F...

After Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais)

architecture from "The Fables of Flora ... Fifth edition. [In verse.]"

architecture from "The Fables of Flora ... Fifth edition. [In verse.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000013 from "The Fables of Flora ... Fifth edition. [In verse.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Lib... More

Fables
Fables
Nakamura shikan no kitsune kuzunoha

Nakamura shikan no kitsune kuzunoha

Print shows actor Nakamura Shikan, full-length portrait, standing, in the role of the fox Kitsune Kuzunoha in human form. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... More

The Dream of an Inhabitant of Mongolia (La Fontaine Fables, Book XI, Fable IV), after Moreau

The Dream of an Inhabitant of Mongolia (La Fontaine Fables, Book XI, F...

Félix Bracquemond (French, Paris 1833–1914 Sèvres)

The Amorous Lion, from the Fables of La Fontaine

The Amorous Lion, from the Fables of La Fontaine

Félix Bracquemond (French, Paris 1833–1914 Sèvres)

J'ai des jambes et vous des yeux, moi je vais vous porter, vous vous serez mon guide / Quichon ; J.J. Grandville.

J'ai des jambes et vous des yeux, moi je vais vous porter, vous vous s...

Illustration showing sighted man who can't walk being carried by blind man; fable of the blind and the paralyzed man. Illus. in: Fables de Florian / illustrées par J.J. Grandville ... Paris : Garnier frères, [1... More

Der Knabe und der Schwarzspecht Allanson sc

Der Knabe und der Schwarzspecht Allanson sc

Illustration for a book of fables shows a young boy leaning on a fence in a wooded area, talking with a black woodpecker perched on the trunk of a tree. Title from item. Signed on block on bottom center. Inscri... More

Der Knabe und der Schleiereule Flegel sc

Der Knabe und der Schleiereule Flegel sc

Illustration for a book of fables shows a young boy sitting on the ground, talking with an owl perched on the step to a building; the boy's school books are on the ground in the foreground. Title from item. Sig... More

Der Immenwolf und der Bienenvater Allanson sc

Der Immenwolf und der Bienenvater Allanson sc

Illustration for a book of fables shows a beekeeper admonishing a bird perched at the entrance to a beehive. Title from item. Signed on block on lower left. Inscribed in red ink on verso: 44751. Inscribed in pe... More

Die Fledermaus Allanson

Die Fledermaus Allanson

Illustration for a book of fables shows women at a community water trough being harassed by bats flying overhead; a boy tries to chase the bat away by waving a stick with a ribbon attached to the end. Title fro... More

Das Käuzchen Flegel sc

Das Käuzchen Flegel sc

Illustration for a book of fables shows a young boy nestled in bed with an oil lamp burning in a niche next to a window in the wall in the background; an owl is looking in through the window and has apparently ... More

Der Orangutang und der Mensch

Der Orangutang und der Mensch

Illustration for a book of fables shows a man talking with an orangutan at the edge of a stream. Title from item. Inscribed in red ink on verso: 44751. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Hoff 1109. Stamped on verso:... More

Sperling und Knabe X.A. v. E. Kretzschmar

Sperling und Knabe X.A. v. E. Kretzschmar

Illustration for a book of fables shows a young boy looking out a window at a sparrow feeding on the windowsill with branches of a fruit tree at bottom. Title from item. Signed on block on lower right. Inscribe... More

Die Lemminge auf Reisen X.A. G.F. E.E. sc

Die Lemminge auf Reisen X.A. G.F. E.E. sc

Illustration for a book of fables shows a group of lemmings on a journey towing a nutshell boat behind them. Title from item. Signed on block on lower right. Inscribed in red ink on verso: 44751. Inscribed in p... More

Die Vorzüge der Gans

Die Vorzüge der Gans

Illustration for a book of fables shows a left profile view of a goose standing in front of a wall on which hangs a poster of a dancer labeled "zum allerletzten Male". Title from item. Inscribed in red ink on v... More

Der Wolf und der Schiffer

Der Wolf und der Schiffer

Illustration for a book of fables shows a man rowing a wolf dressed as a traveler across a river; a small bird is perched on the bow of the rowboat. Title from item. Inscribed in red ink on verso: 44751. Inscri... More

Die Schwalbe und der Eisvogel X.A. v. Flegel E.E. sc

Die Schwalbe und der Eisvogel X.A. v. Flegel E.E. sc

Illustration for a book of fables shows a young woman holding a parasol, wearing a shawl and bonnet, standing, facing left, in a bedroom with clutter on the floor, a cat playing with kittens, and clothing hangi... More

map from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la mission de S. Bénigne, l'Apôtre de Dijon, etc"

map from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qu...

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la... More

map from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la mission de S. Bénigne, l'Apôtre de Dijon, etc"

map from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qu...

This image has been taken from scan 000257 from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la... More

map from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la mission de S. Bénigne, l'Apôtre de Dijon, etc"

map from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qu...

This image has been taken from scan 000259 from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la... More

split from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la mission de S. Bénigne, l'Apôtre de Dijon, etc"

split from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs ...

This image has been taken from scan 000255 from "Origines Dijonnaises dégagées des fables et des erreurs qui les ont enveloppées jusqu'à ce jour, suivies d'une dissertation particulière sur les actes et la... More

land snail from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

land snail from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

This image has been taken from scan 000067 from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fl... More

camel from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

camel from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

This image has been taken from scan 000136 from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fl... More

elephant from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

elephant from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

This image has been taken from scan 000040 from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fl... More

birds from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

birds from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

This image has been taken from scan 000062 from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fl... More

poem from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

poem from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies"

This image has been taken from scan 000081 from "Woodland Romances; or, Fables and Fancies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fl... More

The Arab and the camel

The Arab and the camel

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.12). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 159.

The country maid and her milk

The country maid and her milk

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.16). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 125.

The hare and the tortoise

The hare and the tortoise

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.30). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 61.

The porker and the sheep

The porker and the sheep

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.9). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables.

The old man and death

The old man and death

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.14). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 153.

The dog, the cock and the fox

The dog, the cock and the fox

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.28). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 50.

The hare and the hound

The hare and the hound

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.27). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 84.

The astronomer

The astronomer

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.1). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 238.

The dog and his master

The dog and his master

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.19). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 104.

The kid and the wolf

The kid and the wolf

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.29). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 28.

The goat and the goatherd

The goat and the goatherd

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.7). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 190.

The old woman and the physician

The old woman and the physician

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.21). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 101.

The hares and the frogs

The hares and the frogs

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.23). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 95.

The kid and the wolf

The kid and the wolf

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.8). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 186.

The shepherd and the sea

The shepherd and the sea

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.2). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 221.

The travellers and the bear

The travellers and the bear

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.17). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 73.

The horse and the loaded ass

The horse and the loaded ass

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.11). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 171.

The fox without a tail

The fox without a tail

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.24). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 93.

Three tradesmen [in ancient Greece]

Three tradesmen [in ancient Greece]

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.3). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables.

The wolf and the lion

The wolf and the lion

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.32). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 198.

The blind man and the whelp

The blind man and the whelp

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.26). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 88.

The mice in council

The mice in council

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.15). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 134.

The ass carrying salt

The ass carrying salt

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.6). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 203.

The wolf and the sheep

The wolf and the sheep

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.18). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 106.

The monkey and the camel

The monkey and the camel

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.25). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 92.

The sick lion

The sick lion

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.10). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 183.

Tamausagi songokū

Tamausagi songokū

Print shows Son Goku, a monkey sometimes known as the Monkey King, holding a spiked sceptre and glaring at the Moon Rabbit, who apparently lives on the moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by ... More

Discord, from the Fables of La Fontaine

Discord, from the Fables of La Fontaine

Félix Bracquemond (French, Paris 1833–1914 Sèvres)

An old fable brought up to date / Keppler, Jr.

An old fable brought up to date / Keppler, Jr.

Print shows a "countryman" labeled "Rep. Party" with a whip, driving a donkey labeled "Taxpayer" who is carrying a large sack labeled "War Tariff" that contains a counter weight labeled "Iniquitous Pensions" on... More

An old fable with new application / F.M.H.

An old fable with new application / F.M.H.

Print shows David B. Hill as a jackass wearing a coat with ribbon that states "I am a Democrat", standing on rocks, kicking at the moon, which shows the face of Grover Cleveland. Puck and a group of citizens ar... More

The hares and the tortoise (from Aesop, altered to suit) / J.S. Pughe.

The hares and the tortoise (from Aesop, altered to suit) / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a race for the Republican presidential nomination between the tortoise labeled "Morton" and the hare(s) labeled "McKinley, Reed, [and] Harrison". Includes a revised version of the fable by Aesop. Ti... More

[Fox and raven by grapevine]

[Fox and raven by grapevine]

Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as title illustration in: "The Plagiarist" by Oliver... More

He won't let go / J.S. Pughe.

He won't let go / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a large crow labeled "Bryan" perched on a branch labeled "Denver Convention" and holding a slip of paper labeled "Nomination" in its beak. Sitting on the ground below is a fox labeled "Easter... More

The wolf and the lamb

The wolf and the lamb

"Belgium" on lamb. Based on the fable of the same name by Jean de La Fontaine. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: New York Herald, Jan. 21, ... More

Favourite fables in prose and verse

Favourite fables in prose and verse

Also available in digital form.

Wanderfolk in wonderland; a book of animal fable stories,
Classic fables, selected and ed. for primary grades
Favourite fables in prose and verse

Favourite fables in prose and verse

Also available in digital form.

Wanderfolk in wonderland; a book of animal fable stories,
Classic fables, selected and ed. for primary grades