24 Fables of Aesop – Roger L’Estrange (1928) (1st thus)

S$83.00

24 Fables of Aesop – Roger L’Estrange (1928) (1st thus)

S$83.00

Title: Twenty Four Fables of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists

Author: Sir Roger L’Estrange, Marcus Gheeraerts (illus)

Publisher: Ernest Benn, 1928. First thus.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good. Fading and rubbing to spine, and to top of front cover. Slight foxing to edges. Tanned fly leaves, but text in excellent condition, with lovely illustrations to each fable, on thick paper. 52pp., app 11″ by 8″.

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Description

An illustrated edition of Aesop’s Fables, with beautiful illustrations opening each tale, copied from the etchings of Flemish artist Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder. Stories in this collection include “A Fox and a Raven”, “The Hares and the Frogs”, “A Lion, Ass and Fox”, “A Wolf in Sheep’s Skin”, and more.