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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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FAVOURITE FABLES
No author listed. Illustrated by Harrison Weir.
Stock no. 1404776
Published by Griffith and Farran. 1870. Slightly better than good condition.

Told in prose and verse. Green cloth with gilt title labels and vignettes, black decoration to front cover and embossed decoration to rear cover. Brown endpapers. 24 Full-page b/w illustrations with tissue-guards. 150 pages plus 2 page publication list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Gilt on spine is faded. Front board darkened around the edges. Joints cracked, front joint badly, webbing showing. Front endpaper and frontis detached. Two small booksellers stickers to rear pastedown. Some foxing mainly to page edges. Grubby margin marks to some pages. Tissue guards to plates a little browned.
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ORIGINAL FABLES
Written by Mrs. Prosser. Illustrated by Ernest Griset; Harrison Weir; Noel Humphreys; et al..
Stock no. 1404733
Published by The Religious Tract Society. circa 1871. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth covers with gilt titles and vignette, black decoration. B/w illustrations. 248 pages incl. index. Spine bumped, worn and browned. Some splits to cloth on either side of spine. Corners bumped and worn. Couple of marks to covers. Front and rear joints cracked showing some webbing beneath. Small label to rear pastedown. Dated inscription plus another name and date to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and last couple of pages. A little fingering otherwise contents generally clean.
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THE BIG BOOK OF FABLES
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1505140
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 bumped and faded with a little wear, spine feels stiff so possibly some glue applied to verso. Corners worn, lower front corner bumped. 1.5" abrasion to rear cover with slight loss of cloth. A few other small marks to covers. Joints cracked, showing webbing. Name in ink to half-title page. Light foxing to endpapers, prelims and a few fox spots throughout. A few marks to contents but generally clean. All plates present.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Blanche Winder. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1505099
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. circa 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing fox in a bucket. 24 colour plates. Sunshine Series. Retold by Blanche Winder. 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.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop.
Stock no. 1312425
Published by Bliss, Sands & Co.. 1897. Almost very good condition.

New Edition. With Proverbs and Applications. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. 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.
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THE BIG BOOK OF FABLES
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2113864
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. Book has been rebacked, with original spine laid down - original parts of spine are faded and browned; a little of new spine showing through. Original endpapers have been used - but show new cloth at joints. Some foxing and a few margin marks. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page.
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ANIMAL TALES
Written by Madge A. Bigham. Illustrated by Clara E. Atwood.
Stock no. 1502374
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1932. Very good condition.

A book of Old Fables in New Dresses. Blue covers with black decorative borders and titles. B/w illustrations. 124 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine slightly faded and a few small white marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Odd mark to contents.
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LITTLE STORIES FROM AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1207657
Published by Collins. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Pictorial stiff card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w illustrations. Fables and the moral of the story. Inscription in ink to first blank page. Spine worn with some loss of surface from rear cover alongside. Contents pulled so feel a little loose. A few marks to margins otherwise contents clean.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1302903
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Good condition.

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". 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.
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THREE ANIMAL FABLES SELECTED FROM AESOP
Written by Aesop; S.M. Spence. Illustrated by S.M. Spence.
Stock no. 631316
Published by Thorsons. Circa 1943. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Adapted by Spence. Spine faded. Corners are worn. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. First hinge cracked.
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THE MAHATMA AND THE HARE
Written by H. Rider Haggard. Illustrated by W.T. Horton; H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 383570
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

A Dream Story. Red cloth, black titles and silhouette illustration to front. 164 pages. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped, a couple of tiny indentations to cover edges. Spine faded. Covers a bit grubby. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers are lightly browned and there is some light foxing to outer page edges. Otherwise contents are clean.
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