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The Fables of Aesop.

Stock Code 111153

London, Hodder and Stoughton, [1909].

Original price $551.00 - Original price $551.00
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A stunning publication with wonderfully detailed, beautifully printed illustrations, regarded as amongst Detmold's finest work.

Twenty-five fables comprising: The Vain Jackdaw; The Ants and the Grasshopper; The Eagle and the Arrow; The Oxen and the Axle Trees; The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse; The She-Goats and their Beards; The Mountain in Labour; The Monkeys and their Mother; The Monkey and the Fishermen; The Hart and the Vine; The Lion and the Three Bulls; The Goat and the Ass; The Birds, the Beasts, and the Bat; The Hare and the Tortoise; The Geese and The Cranes; The Eagle and His Captor; The Wasp and the Snake; The Grasshopper and the Owl; The Fox and the Crane; The Monkey and the Dolphin; The Eagle and the Beetle; The Pomegranate, the Apple-Tree, and the Bramble; The Owl and the Birds; The Lark Burying Her Father; The Wolf and the Goat.

First Detmold edition, 4to (265 x 210 mm); 23 tipped-in colour plates with titled tissue-guards, age toning to text leaves (as usual), small closed nick to edge of upper tissue-guard, creasing to one corner of the same, corner crease and lower corner clipped (?printing error) to tissue guard opposite p. 56, small closed nicks to edge of tissue-guards opposite pp 64 & 96, mild browning and spotting to preliminary and terminal leaves, not affecting plates, which are fine; later half-tan morocco over corresponding cloth, spine and top edge gilt, a very good and attractive copy in all; xvi, 152pp

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The Fables of Aesop.

DETMOLD, Edward J. (illustrator).

Stock code: 111153

$551.00

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