By Aesop
London   J Booker
5" by 3" xii, [1], 2-228pp
A scarce, pocket sized edition of Aesop's fables. Illustrated throughout.
By Aesop

1821 Aesop's Fables

London   J Booker
5" by 3" xii, [1], 2-228pp
A scarce, pocket sized edition of Aesop's fables. Illustrated throughout.
£125.00
: 0.5kgs / : 694L26

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Description

Illustrated, Scarce

A scarce edition. With upwards of one hundred and fifty emblematic devices. With a preface with S Croxall. Samuel Croxall was an Anglican churchman, writer and translator. His edition of Aesop's Fables was first issued in 1722 and was celebrated for its colloquial style and is then followed by 'instructive applications'. Prior owner's inscription to the front endpaper, 'C Kirk'. Aesop's Fables originally belonged to the oral tradition and were not collected for three centuries after Aesop's death.

Condition

In a full calf binding. Boards are detached. Minor rubbing to the spine, with loss to the head and tail of spine. The textblock is firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with handling marks and occasional scattered spots to pages.

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