Published by Parma Giambattista Bodoni 1800, 1800
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The folio Aesop, which preceded the quarto edition. Text in Greek and Latin in parallel columns. Large Folio (30 x 45 cm), original printerís paper cartonage, all edges completely untrimmed, house in a fine foldover case with morocco label gilt. [iii], 4-176. A fine and beautiful copy of the folio edition, entirely untrimmed. VERY RARE FIRST EDITION IN PRINTERíS ORIGINAL CARTONAGE PAPER WRAPPERS AND ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS FROM THE PRESS. One of the most successful books by Bodoni, printed with an extraordinary harmony between Roman and Greek fonts that Brooks extolled as being "d'une simple beauté incomparable." This book is a prime example of the saying, "Those who came after [Bodoni] might choose to do something else; but what he chose to do could never be done better.". Bookseller Inventory # 21509

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Publisher: Parma Giambattista Bodoni 1800

Publication Date: 1800

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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