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Aesop, S Vernon Jones [translator], G K Chesterton [introduction]
Aesop's Fables
William Heinemann, London, 1912. A very good copy of the special limited first edition, signed by Rackham. No 762 of 1,450 copies. In the original cream cloth with gilt decoration and titles to front board and spine. With tipped-in frontispiece and 12 further colour plates; 14 full page black and white plates and numerous in -text designs by Rackham. Top page edges gilted; remainder untrimmed. The cloth on the spine is darker and there is some darkening towards board edges, particularly on the back board. Top corners lightly turned. Internally there is the bookplate of Neville Gwynne to the front pastedown endpaper. Contents are complete and clean. Plates are on brown stock paper and the text pages following the plate pages have light toning. Please enquire if you would like to see more images. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ecbooks [Orkney Islands, United Kingdom]
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