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Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others.

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Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others.

by Thomas Bewick

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Bewick, Thomas. Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others. In Three Parts. I. Fables Extracted from Dodsley"s. II. Fables with Reflections in Prose and Verse. III. Fables in Verse. To which are prefixed The Life of Aesop, and An Essay Upon Fable by Oliver Goldsmith. Faithfully reprinted from the Rare Newcastle Edition published by T. Saint in 1784. London, Bickers and Son. 1871. 4to. Red morroco. Gilt decoration with black inlays. 5 raised bands, gilt decoration with black inlays, black and gilt title piece. Silk tricolour headbands. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentils, marbled end papers. Frontis portrait, half title, title, preface vii-xxix, Life of Aesop xxx -xxxvi, Essay Upon Fable xxxvii -xl. Pp312. 142 fables most with at least one illustration by Bewick, within a red printed border. Skillful reback retaining original spine, inner hinges strengthened. All pages and illustrations in excellent order throughout. The skillful beauty of Bewick illustrations with the fables from nature including Ants and Grasshopper, Trees and the Bramble, Hounds in Couples, Mercury and Woodman, Dog and the Crocodile, Angler and Philosopher. A very attractive book.

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Bookseller
Roz Hulse GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
92244
Title
Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others.
Author
Thomas Bewick
Illustrator
Thomas Bewick
Format/Binding
Red morroco. Gilt decoration with black inlays. 5 raised bands, gilt decoration with black inlays, black and gilt title piece.
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bickers and Son
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1871
Weight
0.00 lbs
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Size
4to

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