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AESOP'S FABLES

Written by Aesop
Illustrated by Charles Folkard
Published by Adam & Charles Black in 1912

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!

Stock no. 2126385

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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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