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Taylor, Jefferys - AESOP IN RHYME with some Originals

Title: AESOP IN RHYME with some Originals
Description: London, Baldwin, Cradock & Joy second edition 1823 Engravings (70 oval vigngnettes on 35 plates) plus full page frontis of Aesop on trial before the animals. . Duodecimo (172x100mm) gilt ruled roan spined marbled boards (head/foot of spine leather chipped/spine slit to lower compartment of spine) iv;127pgs Inscription to pastedown dated 1859 another inscription to fly leaf. Some offsetting of the illustrations onto the facing text page. Contents leaf nearly detached and has a few spots the largest 2cm. Also has a neat inscription to top margin. About 4 other leaves have small marks but not fingered nor foxed and no tatty edges or tears (Osborn 570 has imperfect copy). Charming illustrations.

Keywords: fables illustrated Aesop

Price: GBP 44.00 = appr. US$ 62.83 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: E69415

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