COOPER, FREDERIC TABER (Editor). AN ARGOSY OF FABLES: A Representative Selection from the Fable Literature of Every Age and Land. Frederick A Stokes Co. New York. 1921. FIRST EDITION. 8.25" x 11". 485 pages. ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL BRANSOM with full page, full color pictures on glossy pages throughout including frontispiece. Book is in VERY GOOD condition with dark green textured cloth binding with whimsical picture embossed on the middle of the front cover with three monkeys playing on a branch in yellow, green and orange. All of the book's spine tips and corners are gently bumped and worn except top of spine has a little more wear. Front hinge started. Book is relatively tight, bright and unmarked. Two page endpaper illustrations has its collection of 10 Deadly sins that are unique and different: Folly, Fear, Mischief, Ruthlessness, Cunning, Vanity, Meanness, Greed, Stupidity and Deceit. Illustration has jester holding strings that go to each listing where there is an animal above them. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: AN ARGOSY OF FABLES
Publisher: Frederick A Stokes Co.
Publication Date: 1921
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Frederick A. Stokes, New York, 1921. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Navy Cloth Cover Has Moderate To Heavier Extremity Wear, Top Of Spine Has Thin Strip Of Cloth Missing, Book Is Protected By A Cut To Size Heavy Mylar Cover, 24 Tipped In Color Plates Present And Beautiful, Contents Clean, Binding tight and square, 221 Aesop fables, 13 Babrius fables, 57 Phaedrus fables, 23 Misc fables, Hindoo Fables, Persian Fables, Chinese Fables, Armenian and Turkish Fables, English Fables, French Fables, Spanish Fables, Russian Fables, German Fables, Polish Fables, African Fables, Native American Fables, 24 tipped in color plates Over 15 Years Book Selling Experience. Seller Inventory # 205260581
Book Description Frederick A. Stokes Company,, NY:, 1921. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Illustrated by Paul Bransom (illustrator). Twenty-four color plates. No statement of printing. A bit faded along the spine, minor shelf wear, else very good in blue cloth with green lettering and design. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 56174
Book Description Frederic A. Stokes Company , New York, 1921. First edition thus. Quarto. Original blue cloth lettered and decorated in yellow and orange. Color illustrations. Spine dulled, some marginal tears, a very good copy. Seller Inventory # kfk67
Book Description Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1921. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Paul Bransom (illustrator). First Edition. 485 pp. Original black cloth covers w/ gilt title on binding. Very bright and clean. Spine lightly sunned. Illust. w/ 24 tipped-in color plates. Contents very nice. Seller Inventory # 13773CH
Book Description Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1921. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Over-sized signed, limited edition hardback book (no dust jacket) titled AN ARGOSY OF FABLES. Edited by Frederic Taber Cooper. Illustrated with 24 tipped-in color plates by Paul Branson. Published by Frederick A. Stokes in 1921 in a limited edition of 365 copies (#306).Signed by artist over statement of limitation. International shipping will require additional charges. Boards show light rubbing/scuffing with wear at ends of spine - tips bumped - previous owners name written top of front endpaper. Bookseller since 1995 (UL-3-bottom-R) rareviewbooks Language: eng. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # RVB02151616
Book Description Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, N.Y., USA], Zustand - Buchdecken etwas fleckig, Buchblock in Ordnung und komplett Limited Edition (#286 of 365 copies), lacking the dust jacket and publisher's box, XXVI and 485 pages, 24 tipped-in color plates mounted on heavy gray paper with printed captions, color pictorial endpapers and decorative title page with a tissue guard in place, all by Paul Bransom. Bound in red cloth spine, with titles stamped in gold, and off-white paper-covered boards, with titles printed in red and a pictorial decoration of monkeys in red and gold, top page edges gilded. Minor edge wear and some old damp stains at lower corners of the last few pages, otherwise a largely unopened copy, in that many of the signatures are uncut at the outer edges. Seller Inventory # Biblio017A