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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

Condition: Fair


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. First printing. Hardcover. Fair. With over 100 Drawings In Line And Colors By Louis Rhead ( 1857 - 1926 ), English-born ceramist, artist , illustrator, emigrated to USA in 1883, Director of Appleton Publishing Firm, Poster artist, children's books illustrator avid fisherman... zbok is with Preface ( V - XIX ) ....Life Of Aesop ( 620 BCE - 564 BCE ) , Greek fabulist and storyteller of fables, collectively known as Aesop's Fables... Around 377 Fables, from : Aethiop ... Ant and Dove.... Ants and Grasshopper... Apes and Two Tavelers .... Ass and Charger...etc ......through to : Wolf in Sheep's Clothing....Wolves and Sheep... Wolves and Sheep-dogs..... Woman and her Hen .Near 100 illustrations. Paste-on in-colors pictorial of Grasshopper and Anst on front cover of blue colored cloth book ( 6 1/4 X 9. X 1 1/4 ) 194 pages. No dust jacket. Book weighs 1 3/4 pounds.

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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.


  • Seller: oldusedbooks US (US)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 00013994
  • Title: Aesop's Fables
  • Author: Aesop
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1927


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