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The Fables of Aesop, And Others, With Designs On Wood
London: E. Walker for T. Bewick and Son, 1818-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. First edition. Variant A, With the suppressed wood cut of "Auld Clouty, " and with an unfinished receipt bearing Bewick's (mark) thumb print. Demy-octavo copy. xxiv, 376 pp. 188 illustrations and 136 tailpieces. Contemporary polished calf, gilt ruled, gilt decorated spine. Marbled endpapers. Front board detached, moderate rubbing. Gift inscription dated 1822 on front flyleaf. Minor toning and marginal soiling. Scattered foxing. Receipt signatures are printed. Roscoe 45c. Roscoe also states "every demy copy I have seen shows 'Auld Clouty.'
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