The World's Greatest Books, Volume XX: Miscellaneous Literature.
Hammerton, John Alexander,
McClure, S. S
The ultimate in cheap culture, straight from a good old junk shop. Here between Addison and Arnold is Aesop (10-17), represented by twelve fables told in straightforward fashion. First the book spends almost as much time on his life, beginning its first footnote with this classic statement: It is in the fitness of things that the early biographies of Aesop, the great fabulist, should be entirely fabulous.
William H. Wise