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E1. "The Dog and the Shadow." A wooden dog in Kaiser helmet labeled "Made in Germany" drops a sausage labeled "Prosperity" into water, in which is reflected a sausage labeled "World Dominion." The card's own explanation: "Germany has lost the prosperity she had so laboriously acquired, in the vain endeavour to obtain the mastery of the world." Series title: "Aesop's Fables Up to Date." $11.17 as part of a complete set from Susan Brouwer, Hesperia, CA, through Ebay, July, '00. Extra exemplars for $25 from Dick Lightle, Shawnee, KS, Sept., '99, and, in slightly poorer condition at Sacramento Paper Fair, Dec., '96. Extra for $10 from Barbumer6, Jenkintown, PA, through eBay, March, '04.


E2. "El Perro y la Sombra." Spanish. A wooden dog in Kaiser helmet labeled "Made in Germany" drops a sausage labeled "Prosperidad" into water, in which is reflected a sausage labeled "Dominio del Mundo." Series title: "Actualidad de Esopo." Text and politicized moral in Spanish. $14.25 from "Dittos," Grayland, WA, through Ebay, Feb., '02. Extra copy for $19 at Sacramento Paper Fair, Dec., '96.