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Euripidis Fabulae

Euripidis Fabulae

by Murray, Gilbert Ed

Fables for the Female Sex

Fables for the Female Sex

by MOORE, Edward

London: Francklin, 1744. hardcover. near fine. Engraved frontispiece vignette, and sixteen plates depicting scenes from each fable. 173 pp., rubricated title, 8vo, handsomely rebound in full blind stamped brown calf, red leather spine label.R. London: Francklin, 1744. First Edition. Near fine.<br/><br/> Fables and myths retold for the female audience, with beautiful engravings, by British dramatist and writer Edward Moore.<br/><br/>
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$650.00
FABLES

FABLES

by Gay, John

London: J. and R. Tonson and J. Watts, 1746. Vol. I, 6th edition; Vol. II, 4th edition. Some light foxing, but generally quite clean and nice.. Vol. I, 6th edition; Vol. II, 4th edition. Two volumes. Each fable illustrated with a copper-engraved plates. Rebound in full leather with very plain gilt spine titles.
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$175.00
Speculum Sapientie

Speculum Sapientie

by CYRILLUS, pseudo-

[Strassburg: Heinrich Eggestein, 1474. Late 19th-century gilt-ruled half-vellum and marbled boards, flat spine, gilt-lettered morocco labels (one rubbed). First Edition. A fine copy on thick paper. Addressed to "my dearest son", THE MIRROR OF WISDOM IS ONE OF THE FIRST MEDIEVAL FABLE BOOKS TO BE PRINTED AND "THE FIRST AND ONLY FABLE COLLECTION OF THE MIDDLE AGES WITH AN EXPRESS MORAL PHILOSOPHY" (Stammler, tr.). Here we find some of the earliest fables independent of the Æsopic tradition to appear in... Read more
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$74,750.00
Fables, of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists: With Morals and Reflections

Fables, of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists: With Morals and Reflections

by L'estrange, Roger (1616-1704)

London: Printed for R. Sare, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A. & F. Churchill, F. Hundmarsh, and G. Sawbridge, 1684. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to (190.5 x 304.8 mm). Full bound calf. Dentelle edges. [10] 28 p.p. (Life of Aesop). [8] (Table of Reflective Fables], 1-476 p.p. With [2] plates included. Frontispiece. Wear to spine edges. Light scratches to boards, with rubbing to spine edges, extremities. Small chip to top right corner of front board. Lacking original red spine label. Small hole to p.... Read more
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CA$1,100.00
The Very Thing That Happens

The Very Thing That Happens

by Russell Edson

A New Directions Paperback Original 90 pages. Very light toning to covers. bx133E
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$35.00
Gems from Fable Land: a Collection of Fables Illustrated By Facts

Gems from Fable Land: a Collection of Fables Illustrated By Facts

by Bourne, Wm. Orland

New York: Charles Scribner, 1853. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. (Copr. 1852) Original green cloth binding. Gilt illustration of a fairy and two children flying on moth. Title in gilt on spine. A.e.g. xii, 13-336 p.p. Illustrated title page and frontispiece. Fables followed by a moral and contemporary tale. Boards rubbed and dirtied. Gilt faded. Wear to spine and edges. Tears to p.p. 119 partially affecting text and p. 139. Some sporadic tears throughout to margins throughout.. Pages... Read more
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CA$150.00
Fables in Slang

Fables in Slang

by Ade, George

Chicago & New York: Herbert S. Stone, 1901. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Early reprint. Tan buckram with decorative floral design to front side and title to spine. Publisher's device in black to rear board. T.E.G., others untrimmed. 202 p.p. Illustrated throughout with humorous woodcuts. Description laid-in. George Ade was a newspaper columnist who left his position to work on Fables in Slang. They were so popular with the American public that they were eventually turned into motion picture shorts and... Read more
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CA$45.00
Aesop and Hyssop Being; Fables Adapted and Orignial with the Morals  Carefully Formulated

Aesop and Hyssop Being; Fables Adapted and Orignial with the Morals Carefully Formulated

by Leonard, William Ellery

Chicago: The Open Court Publishing Co.. Good. 1912. Hardcover. 013067 . Grey cloth, black lettering and decorations, 2 line prev. Owners inscription on fep, back cover has 2" dark stain upper edge. Hinge loosening but still easily read. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages .
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$48.00
Fables Choisies Pour Les Enfants

Fables Choisies Pour Les Enfants

by Fontaine, Jean de La

Paris: E Plon, Nourrit & Cie, 1900. Circa 1900. 48 pgs + 1 pg of ads. Brown, floral pattern cloth titled in black and decorated in gilt, heavy wear to corners and edges, newer cloth spine, silk ties absent, top edge stain bleeding onto a few page edges, else clean. Every page with Fontaine's fables and simply marvelous illustrations by Monvel. Text in French. Pictorial Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by M B De Monvel. Oblong 4to.
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$35.00
Fables De Lokman text Arabe revu sur les Meilleures Editions Collationne avec le Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque Inperiale by Cherbonneau, A

Fables De Lokman text Arabe revu sur les Meilleures Editions Collationne avec le Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque Inperiale by Cherbonneau, A

by Cherbonneau, A

Hachette, Paris, 1870. Good. Prompt shipment, with tracking.D'un Dictionnaire. Text-block loose, may be candidate for repair or rebinding. In Arabic in French. *
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$100.00
Le Petit La Fontaine

Le Petit La Fontaine

by La Fontaine, Jean de

Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, 1840. Miniature book, in original publishers paper over boards and matching publisher's slipcase. Engraved title page plus six engravings illustrating selected fables of Jean de La Fontaine. 96pp; 2-3/8" x 1-5/8", bound in bright green paper over boards with romantique design stamped in black on both covers and on spine, aeg, housed in matching publisher's slipcase with title "Le Petit La Fontaine" printed in black within four-ruled decorative border on front of case and... Read more
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$1,000.00
FABLES BY MR. JOHN GAY

FABLES BY MR. JOHN GAY

by Gay, John

NY: White and Allen. Very Good with no dust jacket. ca1900. Hardcover. 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Becorative brown and gilt cloth over patterned boards. ND but circa late 1800's. Bookplate of Jospehine L Thompson, some scattered light foxing to front matter. .
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$48.95
AESOP&#39;S FABLES

AESOP'S FABLES

by (LEC). Aesop. Samuel Croxall translation

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1933. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good. (xviii), 211 pp., original 1/2 vellum and marbled boards, octavo (7.5 x 10.5 inches), top edge gilt, other untrimmed. Signed in the colophon by Bruce Rogers. Vellum slightly soiled, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, else very good in worn slipcase 1403 of 1500 copies designed by Bruce Rogers and printed by John Johnson at the Oxford University Press
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$150.00
The Quest For Theseus : The classical Greek legend & its portrayal in art & literature against the background of Bronze Age Aegean archaeology

The Quest For Theseus : The classical Greek legend & its portrayal in art & literature against the background of Bronze Age Aegean archaeology

by A.G. Ward et al

Pall Mall (1st), 1970. F in DW. 25x21cm. 23 colour plates, 176 b&w plates, 31 maps, charts and line drawings.
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£3.95
Fables de La Fontaine. Reimprimees sur l&#39;Edition de 1678-1694

Fables de La Fontaine. Reimprimees sur l'Edition de 1678-1694

by LA FONTAINE

Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1875. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece by L. Flameng. 2 volumes, tall 8vo, rubricated titles, 1/2 dark green morocco, ornately gilt spines, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1875. Fine.<br/><br/> Bookplates and previous owner's signature<br/><br/>
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$850.00
AESOP'S FABLES LARGE PRINT

AESOP'S FABLES LARGE PRINT

by Various

This book has brilliant illustrations. Large Print. The glossy boards match the dust jacket. There are 9 fables. Great condition. Clean and tight.
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$20.00
THE POTTER AND HIS CHILDREN

THE POTTER AND HIS CHILDREN

by ROBERT CAPLES

Good-
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$8.00
Fifty Fables. With Introduction, Notes, and Vocabulary By Kenneth McKenzie

Fifty Fables. With Introduction, Notes, and Vocabulary By Kenneth McKenzie

by Fontaine, Jean de La

New York: American Book Company, 1903. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 18mo [5 x 7 mm]. Grey cloth binding with fleur-de-lis on front board. Symbol of American Book Company on rear. 127 p.p. Fables in French, with annotations in English by McKenzie. Boards soiled. Spine sunned. Thin stain from head to tail of rear board, with sporadic scratches. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Notes and underlined passages in pencil throughout. Some Corners bumped and or dog-eared, otherwise in good... Read more
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CA$35.00
De sprookjes van moeder de gans, verteld door Ant. L. de Rop, geïllustreerd met 40 houtgravuren naar tekeningen van Gustave Doré. Amsterdam, uitgevers-maatschappij Elsevier, n.d. [ 1890]. Tweede druk.

De sprookjes van moeder de gans, verteld door Ant. L. de Rop, geïllustreerd met 40 houtgravuren naar tekeningen van Gustave Doré. Amsterdam, uitgevers-maatschappij Elsevier, n.d. [ 1890]. Tweede druk.

by Rop, Ant. L. de [illustrator: Doré, Gustave]

Brown linen hardcover with slightly faded black title and illustration on the front. The books edges are worn and the spine is a bit loose. This results in some loose pages, although the contents are complete. The first pages show light foxing. Overall fair copy. 35 x 27,5 cm [xi] 1-86 [2] pp. With 40 full-page wood-engraved plates after Gustave Doré. This Dutch version of Perrault's Contes shows that the text can be beautifully translated without losing his origin and still fits the incredible... Read more
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€38.15
Phaedri Fabulae, et Publii Syri Sentiae

Phaedri Fabulae, et Publii Syri Sentiae

by Phaedrus, Gaius Julius; Syrus Publilius

Paris: Ex Typographia Regia, 1729. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 18mo. Red Morocco binding decoratively tooled with gilt. A.E.G. with sewn silk bookmark [4] 86 p.p. Includes engraved frontispiece. Separate half-title for Syrus [his work starts on p. 75] continuous pagination. From the library of [Victor] Leon Rattier [1824-1902], his red and gilt seal stamped on verso of front free endpaper. Rattier was made Chevalier in 1861, upon receiving the Legion d'honneur, the highest award for military and or... Read more
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CA$1,000.00
HISTORY AND FABLES OF AESOP [WOODCUTS]

HISTORY AND FABLES OF AESOP [WOODCUTS]

by [Aesop] translated and Printed by William Caxton 1484

Scolar,. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; Short 4to; 292 pages; Reproduced in facsimile from the copy at the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, with an introduction by Edward Hodnett. Beige cloth w/ leather spine label; near fine, bookplate on front pastedown. #175 of 500. Provenance- Harold Berliner, colored book plate. .
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$269.50
Fables Moral and Political With Large Explications. Translated from the Dutch

Fables Moral and Political With Large Explications. Translated from the Dutch

by [Court, Pieter de la]

London: S.n., 1703. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. In two volumes. 8vo., full cont. calf, rebacked with a later spine, raised bands, leather spine labels, (28), 381, (17) index; vii, 391, (16)pp. index. Frontispiece. Front board of volume two reattached with archival tape, chip to spine head of volume one, wear to extremities, a very good set. Scarce. Pieter de la Court [1618-1685) was a dutch economist who believed in the early economic importance of free competition. De la Court published his... Read more
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CA$6,000.00
Fables: Consisting of Parts from Dante, Berni, Chaucer, and Ariosto. Imitated in English Heroic Verse By Richard Wharton. An original article from the Monthly Review, 1804

Fables: Consisting of Parts from Dante, Berni, Chaucer, and Ariosto. Imitated in English Heroic Verse By Richard Wharton. An original article from the Monthly Review, 1804

by ---

Monthly Review, London, 1804. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good Condition. 3 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. This is an essay from The Monthly Review, regarding the published work in the title. Founded in 1749 by Ralph Griffiths, a Nonconformist bookseller, the Monthly Review was the first of the long series of critical and enquiring review journals that contribute so much understanding to 18th and 19th publications in just about every... Read more
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£12.90