THE FABLE OF THE SICK LION. Richard S. Field.

THE FABLE OF THE SICK LION.

A Fifteenth-Century Blockbook.

  • Middletown, Connecticut: Davidson Art Center, 1974.
  • small 4to.
  • stiff paper wrappers
  • 111+(1) pages
  • ISBN: none

Price: $15.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 77170

Exhibition catalogue for Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University. A transcription and translation of the text of the German fable. Also includes a comprehensive history of blockbooks and discussion of the different versions of The Sick Lionthe tradition behind the story and possible origins for the production of the book itself. Contains many reproductions of illustrations from several blockbooks. Minor wear at bottom of spine..