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Aesop's Fables. by AESOP. Illustrated by Nora FRY.: - Hardcover - from John Williams and Biblio.com

Aesop's Fables.

by AESOP. Illustrated by Nora FRY.:

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London: Coker 1930. 2nd impression thus, hardback, 136pp. With 8 full page colour plates and numerous b&w illustrations by Nora Fry [1897 - 1985, later Nora Lavrin], these being her first published illustrations. VG clean copy in the original orange boards [some soiling] with art deco design, cloth spine, black titles.

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.




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