Minute Biographies

1950? Minute Biographies. Pages 11-12. Aesop and John Adams. 7¼" x 10". $7.49 from Bankhead & Company, Alpharetta, GA, through eBay, August, '05.

I had no idea that such a thing existed. Might this have been a book of poster-like individual biographies for posting in, say, a classroom? I am surprised to find the Aesop page speaking of Delphi as his native city. A rough approximation of Fontana's scene of Aesop with courtly women balances a redoing of the head of Aesop done after Velasquez' painting.