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

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