Author:Aesop and translated by Roger L'Estrange


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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