FABLES OF AESOP, AND OTHERS, WITH DESIGNS ON WOOD.
(Bewick, Thomas). Aesop.
- Newcastle: Printed by E. Walker for T. Bewick and Son, 1823.
- mid-nineteenth century full diced calf
- xxiv, 376 pages
- Order Nr. 75652
- Price: $550.00 other currencies
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.