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AESOP'S FABLES

Written by Aesop, Edric Vredenburg
Illustrated by Edwin Noble
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.

AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st. 1912. Hardback.

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.

Very good condition. 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!

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Hardback. Large format.

Large format. Yellow pictorial boards and spine (showing the Fox and the Raven). 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout.

Almost very good condition. 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.

Stock no. 2125109

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Published by The Children's Press. Hardback.

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.

Almost very good condition. 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.

Stock no. 2124994

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop, Michael Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st. 1985. Hardback.

Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages.

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. 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.

Stock no. 1208716

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop, V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st. 1912. Hardback.

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.

Almost very good condition. 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.

Stock no. 1406453

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop, V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st. 1912. Hardback.

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.

Slightly better than good condition. 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.

Stock no. 1506622

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop, V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st. 1912. Hardback.

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.

Almost very good condition. 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.

Stock no. 1505738

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st. 1912. Hardback.

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.

Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. 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.

Stock no. 1315584

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop, Blanche Winder. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. circa. 1935. Hardback.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing fox in a bucket. 24 colour plates. Sunshine Series.

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover ever so slightly grubby. Dated ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges. All plates present. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to top of spine and front panel. Spine browned and slightly faded. Rear panel a little grubby. Some foxing.

Stock no. 1505099

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop.
Published by Bliss, Sands & Co.. 1897. Hardback.

New Edition. With Proverbs and Applications. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations.

Almost very good condition. Spine and corners bumped, spine sunned and covers slightly marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and to half-title. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins and some light foxing. Contents generally clean.

Stock no. 1312425

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st. 1912. Hardback. Large format.

Limited edition of 1450 numbered copies. White buckram, pictorial gilt to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 13 superb colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper with lettered tissue-guards. 53 drawings, 19 full-page. 223 pages. 11.5 x 9".

Good condition. SIGNED by Rackham. This is copy no. 511. Spine and corners bumped. Unfortunately the cloth is grubby, damp stains to rear edges which show through on the pastedown. The front free-endpaper has been removed and a label has been removed from the pastedown. There is light damp staining to page edges. All plates present and in fine condition although some of the tissue-guards are lightly browned. There is a little bit of foxing but not much. A reasonable copy of a scarce book.

Stock no. 1302903

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