Twenty Four Fables of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists

Twenty Four Fables of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists

L'Estrange, Sir Roger

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Ernest Benn
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1928
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Details:
    52 p. 26 cm. 24 b&w drawings after the etchings of Marcus Gheeraerts the elder. Version follows the revised reprint issued in 1724. Purple cloth with gold impressing. In mylar-covered beige dustjacket. Jacket has tears in top portion and some soiling. Fables such as "A Fox and a Raven," "A Stag Drinking," "A Horse and an Ass," "Death and an Old Man," etc. Many, such as "A Wolf in a Sheep's Skin" are familiar to today's readers while others are less common. Notes at rear on the illustrations and Sir Roger. An attractive book under an unpreposessing jacket.