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Freitag, Arnold [Aesop]
Mythologia ethica, hoc est, Moralis philosophiae per fabulas brutis attributas viridarium / artificiosiss im is nobilissimorum sculptoru m iconib us ab Arnoldo Freitagio Embricensi, latine explicatis, ae ri incisum
Published by Philippe Galle & Christophe Plantin 1579 - 252 pages, [viii], illustrated with beautiful, detailed engravings throughout. Very rare true first edition of 'A MORAL FABLE-TALK: That is to say, a most delectable Garden of moral philosophy, conveyed in Fables by Speeches attributed to brute Beasts. Wherein the labyrinth or maze of man's life is set forth: and the way of Virtue, by most beautiful precepts (at it were by Theseus' clue of yarn) is directed. Mythologia ethica of Arnold Freitag (1579) the source in Latin for this translation. , full brown leather, octavo, 20.5 cm by 14.5 cm, A1 and A8 missing, b1 torn with lots of tears, some pages coming loose but remain partially fixed to binding, chipping, creasing and minor loss to some pages, covers with fair bit of scuffing, rubbingparticularly about edges, spine quite worn, internally pages remain clear and mostly fine condition, with tanning commensurate with age, fair to good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Keoghs Books
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