Item #165227 AESOP'S FABLES. Aesop, Stephen Gooden.


Translated by Sir Roger L'Estrange. With plates and decorations by Stephen Gooden. Pp. 314, pictorial title page and 11 plates, numerous decorative initials, alphabetical table; narrow cr. 4to; full vellum, lettered and decorated in gilt with small fox & grape motifs, the boards a trifle sprung; t.e.g., others uncut; within marbled papered slipcase with printed paper title label on spine, the slipcase slightly foxed and a trifle silverfished; matching marbled endpapers; the plates faintly offset, a couple of spots of foxing; George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., London, 1936. One of 525 numbered copies on hand-made paper (total edition 533), signed by the artist. *The text is from the seventh corrected edition, 1724. The copper plates were printed by A. Alexander and Sons. Item #165227

Price: $1,500.00

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