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1932 Aesop's Fables. W.H. & J. Woods Ltd., Cigarette Manufacturers. Preston. Series of 25. $20 at Noah's Ark, Milwaukee, June, '87. Second set for $13.50 from Colin Fawcett, Wisbech, England, through Ebay, Sept., '01.

This was my first set of cigarette cards.  I went on to find a great deal more, including two different renditions of this same set in color, done by Gallaher in 1931 and Anstie in 1934.  These cards are in very good condition.  The copies here of the earlier colored work are unspectacular.  The texts repeat those of the Gallaher original. 

1. The Fox and the Stork

2. The Mountain in Labor

6. The Bear and the Beehives

7. The Boy and the Nettles

11. The Wolf and the Crane

12. The Lion and the Shepherd

16. The Tortoise and the Eagle

17. The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs

21. The Countryman and the Viper

The Fox and the Stork, verso

3. The Ass and his Driver

4. The Frogs Ask for a King

5. The Wolf and the Lamb

8. The Crow and the Pitcher

9. The Ass in the Lion's Skin

10. The Ass Eating Thistles

13. The Eagle and the Arrow

14. The Milkwoman and Her Pail

15. The Fox and the Mask

18. The Ants and the Grasshopper

19. The Flies and the Honeypot

20. The Cock and the Jewel

22. The Dog and the Shadow

23. The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf

24. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

25. The Lion and the Mouse