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Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Ernest Griset.
Stock no. 2127858
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1893. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Green cloth with gilt and brown titles and decorations. Popular Edition. B/w illustrations. With text based chiefly upon Croxall, La Fontaine, and L'estrange. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; top edge of spine has some small splits and chips; a little fraying to cloth. Bookplate to front pastedown. Joints are cracked and browned. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some foxing and margin marks.
FIRESIDE FABLES AND INDOOR WALKS
Written by E. Walter Walters. Illustrated by A.E..
Stock no. 2127484
Published by J.W. Butcher. Circa 1918. Almost very good condition.
Olive green cloth with red orange and black titles and decorations. 12 full page colour illustrations. Some fading and scuffing to covers. Bumping to corners. Front endpaper is cut out and missing. Some foxing. All illustrations are present.
KALILAH AND DIMNAH
Written by Hassan Tehranchian. Illustrated by Anatole Ur.
Stock no. 2127368
Published by Harmony Books. 1st USA 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Fables from the Ancient East. Translated from the Persian by Hassan Tehranchian. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0517555662. Some wear to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.
THE GIANT CRAB AND OTHER TALES FROM OLD INDIA
Written by W.H.D. Rouse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127293
Published by Minerva Press. 1st thus 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.
A selection of old Indian stories of cunning and wisdom, fantasy and magic. Illustrated cloth covers. Pink endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 109pp. 8.5 x 6". ISBN: 0856360104. Fading to edges of rear cover. Contents are fine.
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2126385
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition.
The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by Publishers. This is Copy No. 184. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening/browning to spine. A few grubby marks to covers. Yellow stain to one corner of rear cover. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages in varying degrees; some pages just have foxing to outer page edges. All colour plates are present and in excellent condition!
THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2126057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. 23 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue-guards. Assumed 1st edition. Spotting/browning to spine; some chipping to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Wear along cover edges; a few small nicks at corners. Some foxing and browning, mostly to prelims. All plates present. Bottom corner of page 144 has small piece torn off.
ENGLISH FABLES AND FAIRY STORIES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1317423
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collection of well-know English fairy-tales and folk-tales. Pink cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers. Colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations throughout. 234 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby, spine browned.
THE BIG BOOK OF FABLES
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125303
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Red cloth with super gilt titles and vignettes of animals to front cover and spine. Green pictorial endpapers. 28 colour plates plus numerous b/w text illustrations. 293 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. A few small splash marks to rear cover. Name in ink to half-title page. Foxing heavy to prelims, lightly to other areas, including page margins. Frontis is creased to edges with a couple of small edge-nicks. All plates present.
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2125109
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Yellow pictorial boards and spine (showing the Fox and the Raven). 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Bumping to spine and corners. Some foxing to covers. Front joint next to half-title page is a bit cracked; tear hole to front endpaper. Light foxing. Contents are still very good. All plates present.
SOME OF AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Alfred Caldecott. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 2124995
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.
Some of aesop's fables with modern instances shewn in designs by Randolph Caldecott from new translations by Alfred Caldecott. The engravings by J.D. Cooper. Large format. Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to cloth at corners. Black mark to spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. There also also a stain to outer page edges, which has seeped through to some page margins. Some margin marks.
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2124994
Published by The Children's Press. Almost very good condition.
Cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards, front picture of the fox and the eagle. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First fable is The Eagle and the Fox. A few marks to spine. Wear to cover edges, with some chipping. Rear cover has a few stains. Page browning. A few foxspots and page margin marks.
OLD FRIENDS AND NEW FABLES
Written by Alice Talwin Morris. Illustrated by Carton Moorepark.
Stock no. 2124950
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 23 striking colour plates mounted on brown card. Bumping and wear to spine; a few marks to covers. 2" split to top of spine, with some fraying to cloth. Foxing throughout. All plates present.