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Aesop
The Fables of Aesop Illustrated & Signed by Edward J. Detmold (Ltd Edition 1909)
Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Condition: Very Good. Bound in publisher's original white buckram with the upper cover decorated with a gilt pictorial design, rear cover with a scratch near the bottom, front cover very good, perhaps slightly darkened down the spine. Top-edge gilt, bottom-edge generally clean, fore-edge rough-cut and foxed. Internally hinges strong, binding tight, a coat of arms inside the front cover that may be from Rugby School (Orando Laborando), some pencilled numbers & letters to first blank page, end-papers foxed, contents thereafter in very good condition with little or no foxing, all 25 colour prints present and in fine condition. If viewing from a mobile device please click 'read more' for the full description and more images The Fables of Aesop Illustrated & Signed by Edward J. Detmold (Ltd Edition 1909) The Fables of Aesop Illustrated & Signed by Edward J. Detmold (Ltd Edition 1909) Click images to enlarge Description London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909, first edition, first printing, limited to seven hundred and fifty copies, numbered and signed by the artist, of which this is number 303. Hardback, no jacket, unpaginated, 12½" x 10". Twenty-five tipped-in colour plates all present as called for, regarded as some of Detmold's finest work. The twenty-five fables are: The Vain Jackdaw; The Ants and The Grasshopper; The Eagle and The Arrow; The Oxen and The Axle Trees; The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse; The She-Goats and Their Beards; The Mountain in Labour; The Monkeys and Their Mother; The Monkey and The Fishermen; The Hart and The Vine; The Lion and T … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sidmouth Books (sidmouthbooks2011) [Sidmouth, GB]
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