Sign In | Register
Die Fabeln des Asopus; Fables D'Esope...Volumes I & II by Aesop - Hardcover - from E C Books and

Die Fabeln des Asopus; Fables D'Esope...Volumes I & II

by Aesop

Condition: Good/N

Heinr: Fredr: Muller Extremely scarce complete 2 volume edition of Aesop's Fables in 4 languages with 92 hand coloured plates. Believed to be published in 1819. This copy has been newly rebound into one volume in a half calf binding with marbled boards. The binding is in fine condition. New endpapers have been added. The contents have been extremely trimmed over the years to the extent that text is clipped on some pages. Contents: frontispiece; title in 4 languages; 45 coloured plates with accompanying text sections in 4 languages; frontispiece to Vol II; title to Vol II; 45 coloured plates with accompanying text sections. Page numbers are not visible. Contents have light toning to pages and plates but are clean. There is a brown stain in the top gutter at fable 39 which reappears at times through to fable 45. Please enquire if you would like to see additional images.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032738
  • Title: Die Fabeln des Asopus; Fables D'Esope...Volumes I & II
  • Author: Aesop
  • Format/binding: Half-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Heinr: Fredr: Muller
  • Keywords: Aesop's Fables; early coloured Aesop
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated; Children's;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall


Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
Marbled boards
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]

£ 390.00

£15.70 shipping to USA

More shipping options >

A Brief History of Miniature Books

Collecting Miniature Books

Teeny, tiny, beautiful books...the world of miniature books is one that involves a lot of imagination and craftsmanship. Dive in and see!

Walt Disney

Collecting Disneyana

Welcome to the wonderful world of collecting Walt Disney! From letters signed by Disney himself to classic children's books or ephemera, be sure to check out some of the collectible Walt Disney books on Biblio!