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AESOPS FABLES

by AESOP ( (TRANSLATED BY SIR ROGER L`STRAGE):

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LONDON. GEORGE HARRAP.1936. EDITION LIMITED TO 525 COPIES, OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 443. FINELY BOUND IN FULL VELLUM, GILT DECORATIONS, MARBLED END PAPERS, PRINTED ON HAND-MADE PAPER, TOP EDGES GILT, OTHERS UNCUT. PLATES AND DECORATIONS BY STEPHEN GOODEN. SIGNED BY GOODEN. A FINE COPY OTHER THAN SLIGHT BROWNING TO PART OF THE SPINE.

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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