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DENIS, Charles

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Dedicated to the Prince of Wales and including 120 fables, such as The Astrologer that tumbled into a Well, The Ploughshare and the Sword, Pandora, The Fox and the Grapes.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1754
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [30], 448 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece engraving and title page vignette with some other decorations. Leather binding with raised bands, gilt trim on borders and spine. Spine gilt wearing off, hinges cracked, label missing, tail chipped, leather wearing through in patches. Scratched front board, corners worn. Front free endpaper ink notation. Stain on p. 5, tears in pp. 109-11 and one page in preface, some foxing, last page of text loosening, chipped bottom corner p. 353.

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