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Aesop's Fables by Aesop - Hardcover - Signed - 1980 - from The Book Lair, ABAA and Biblio.com

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

Condition: Fine


Van Nuys, CA: Barbara J. Raheb, 1980. 80 pp. Approximately 15/16 x 5/8". LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this being #203. Green leather, lettering and design in gilt on cover and spine, illustrated, signed by the publisher. A fine copy. (Bradbury, Barbara J. Raheb, 184) A beautiful miniature reproduction of the London edition with illustrations designed by John Tenniel

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: The Book Lair, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BL-001214
  • Title: Aesop's Fables
  • Author: Aesop
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Barbara J. Raheb
  • Place: Van Nuys, CA
  • Date published: 1980
  • Keywords: Miniature Book


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