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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop (Author); Louis Rhead (Illustrated by)

Condition: Good/No Jacket


New York & London: Blue Ribbon Books/ Harper & Brothers, 1927. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo or 8° (Medium Octavo): 7¾" x 9¾" tall. 194 pp. Solidly bound copy with moderate use. A great reading copy. Occassional crayon markings on text. No dj. Last free end page detached from spine. Top and bottom of spine frayed.


Aesop, known only for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was a slave in the mid-sixth century BC in Greece. He is assumed to have written many of these curious moral parables, and they have been added to and translated into many languages since they were first collected.


  • Bookseller: gearbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4iiiDg0026
  • Title: Aesop's Fables
  • Author: Aesop (Author); Louis Rhead (Illustrated by)
  • Format/binding:Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books/ Harper & Brothers
  • Place: New York & London
  • Date published: 1927
  • Keywords: Juvenile Literature, Children's Literature
  • Size: 8vo or 8° (Medium Octavo): 7¾" x 9¾" tall


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