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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2125681
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Peach cloth, red bird decoration to front, gilt titles to spine. Green title to front. 23 beautiful colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Spine is faded. Contained in very good slip case that has some fading to edges and scuff marks.

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AESOP'S FABLES
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.

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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.

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AESOP'S FABLES
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.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317183
Published by William Heinemann. 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cheaper edition. Red cloth, black titles and vignettes. 8 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 223 numbered pages. 8 x 5.5". A chunky book being 1.5" thick. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight fading to spine and covers. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is grubby at front edges, has some slight foxing and has a few small tape repairs.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Michael Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1208716
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages. ISBN: 041652950X. Top and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Top front corner very slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is sunned at spine and slightly rubbed at edges.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1406453
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine a little faded at top. Couple of hinges are cracked. Small bookseller's label to bottom of front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Name and date to half title page. Foxing to contents. Some grubby marks to page edges. One plate has ragged edges. Other plates are in very good condition.

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THE CHILDREN'S PLAY-HOUR BOOK
Written by Stephen Southwold; Rose Fyleman; A.A. Milne; Hans Christian Andersen; Aesop; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Joyce Mercer; et al..
Stock no. 1506874
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Lilac pictorial boards. green titles. Tipped-in colour plates, b/w and three-tone illustrations. 153 pages. 1927 to title page. First story The Faithless Sentinels by Southwold. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Dent to top edge of rear cover. Rear joint cracked. A little foxing. Small tear and hole to top of plate opposite 102. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips and tears, a little loss. Spine and folds browned. Panels grubby.

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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2122691
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1999. Very good condition.

Large format. Peach cloth, red bird decoration to front, gilt titles to spine. Green title to front. 23 beautiful colour plates plus b/w line drawings. A little spotting and fading ot spine. A few marks to covers. Contained in slip case in almost very good condition; a few marks and scuffs; sticker to one corner.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1506622
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Spine browned, bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Bumping and wear to corners. Some wear to cover edges. Covers grubby with darkening to edges. Front joint starting to crack, a few hinges cracked. Gathering near centre of book, pages 97 to 104, pulled. Foxing and some marks to contents.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1505738
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Spine bumped, worn and slightly darkened. Wear to corners and bump to lower front corner. Front joint cracked. plus a couple of hinges cracked but binding still tight. Grubby fingermarks, mainly to lower margins and mostly in first half of book. A few fox spots to contents. Rear endpapers grubby with some foxing. All plates present.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 1315584
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

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 the publishers, this is copy no. 148. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to top and tail of spine and tears which have been tape repaired on verso the wrapper is also lightly browned and foxed. An exceptionally nice copy of this scarce edition made even more desirable by the original dustwrapper being present. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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