Author:Aesop

Sort

Showing 1-3 of 3

Image for The Subtyl Historyes and Fables of Esope : Translated out of Frensshe in to Englysshe by William Caxton at Westmynstre in the yere of oure Lorde .m.ccc.lxxxiii.

The Subtyl Historyes and Fables of Esope : Translated out of Frensshe in to Englysshe by William Caxton at Westmynstre in the yere of oure Lorde .m.ccc.lxxxiii.

By: Aesop

Price: £350.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press 1930: 1930

Book number: 59773

Condition: Very Good


This is copy no. 54 of an edition limited to 200 copies. 167 pp. Full reddish brown morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Front hinge rubbed. Uneven colouring to boards. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Colour illustrated title-page. Title-page year uncorrected. Initials and decorations by Valenti Angelo. View more info

Image for The Fables of Aesop

The Fables of Aesop

By: Aesop and translated by Roger L'Estrange

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton 1909: 1909

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 60945

Condition: Good


This is copy no. 537 of an edition limited to 750 copies signed by the illustrator Edward J. Detmold. Publisher's original maroon blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Series of spots to cloth of front board. Slight fraying to spine ends. Early ink name to front endpaper. Internally clean. With twenty-five tipped-in colour plates by Edward J. Detmold. The binding is unusual. One often sees the white buckram version, but the plainness of this, and the lack of gilt edges or decoration to the covers suggest it was a volume intended to forwarded to your binder to place some fancy dan... View more info

Image for Les Fables D'Esope Phrygien, Illustrees de Discours Moraux, Philosophiques & Politiques

Les Fables D'Esope Phrygien, Illustrees de Discours Moraux, Philosophiques & Politiques

By: [Aesop] and J. Baudoin [Pierre de Boissat]

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Chez Francois Foppens [1670]: 1670

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 49435

Condition: Very Good


Augmentee de beaucoup en divers endroits. (vi), 418, (6) pp. Calf spine over paper-covered boards. Five raised bands to spine with maroon leather title label. Marbled paper-covered boards. Corners and extremities worn and boards rubbed. Marbled endpapers. With 147 in-text copper engravings by Pieter Van der Borcht. Tailpieces. Lacks additional engraved title-page. A few leaves repaired. Title page repaired with very slight loss. Very slight loss to text of a few leaves at fore-edge. Binding firm. Text in French. VG View more info