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Fables of Æsop and others: newly done into English; with an application to each fable; illustrated with cutts.

Fables of Æsop and others: newly done into English; with an application to each fable; illustrated with cutts.

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Fables of Æsop and others: newly done into English; with an application to each fable; illustrated with cutts.

by AESOP

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1786 English Aesop's Fables Mythology 197 Woodcuts Illustrated Croxall FAMOUS

"A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him."

― Aesop, Aesop's Fables

Aesop's fables have been printed for centuries and include some of the most famous fables and tales of all time. This rare 1786 edition of Aesop was translated and edited by Samuel Croxall and includes 196 fables, each accompanied with a woodcut engraving depicting the fable's events.

Some famous fables included:

· The Fox and the Crow

· The Fox and the Grapes

· The Lion and the Mouse

· The Crow and the Pitcher

· The Man and His Goose (The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs)

· The Ant and the Grasshopper

· The Fox and the Lion

· The Shepherd's Boy (The Boy Who Cried Wolf)

· The Hare and the Tortoise

· The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

· and much more!

Item number: #20322

Price: $599

AESOP

Fables of Æsop and others: newly done into English; with an application to each fable; illustrated with cutts.

London : Printed for J.F. and C. Rivington, 1786.


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [34], 329, [5]

o 197 woodcut engravings

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight and secure

· Size: ~7in X 4.5in (17.5cm x 11.5cm)

· Rare and desirable edition

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
20322
Title
Fables of Æsop and others: newly done into English; with an application to each fable; illustrated with cutts.
Author
AESOP
Format/Binding
Leather; tight and secure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
for J.F. and C. Rivington
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1786
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
1786 English Aesop’s Fables Mythology 197 Woodcuts Illustrated Croxall FAMOUS, rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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