FABLES OF AESOP, AND OTHERS, WITH DESIGNS ON WOOD
Second edition copy from a limited edition of 1000. An illustrated version of the classical Aesop's Fables, with illustrations by the English wood engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828). This is a Demy copy. (See Roscoe, 1953, 165-170). Recased, preserving original calf binding. Free endpaper with archival paper repairs along edges. Occasional spotting and some of the page corners bent inward. Signature by previous owner in brown ink on the free front endpaper. Well-preserved copy.
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An excellent run of this periodical. Includes 1955 (Number 1) to 1995 (Number 41) lacking only Number 2 from 1956. Number 2 is provided in a facsimile. Each issue contains contributions printed by various private presses. Produced by William F. Haywood 1955-1995.