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AESOP'S FABLES Franklin Library by Aesop - First Edition; First Printing - 1982 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.com

AESOP'S FABLES Franklin Library

by Aesop

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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library. 1982. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Collector's Library of the World's Best Loved Books. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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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