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Fables

AESOP (Joseph Jacobs, ed.?)

Published by H. M. Caldwell Co., Publishers, New York
Condition: Near Pristine Hardcover
From hank the singing bookman (LONDON, ON, Canada)

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N.d. (ca. 1890's). Likely swiped from the 1894 MacMillan edition, edited by Joseph Jacobs, though pagination differs. Richly decorated green cloth with Art Nouveau designs to fr. board & spine blind-stamped in gilt, black & green; t.e.g., fore-edge & b.e. deckled. 255 pp.; frontis., floral t.p., numerous plates throughout from engravings. Slight cracking to glue in spots & thus binding bit relaxed, publisher's satin bookmark fraying at bottom, else A VIRTUALLY UNBLEMISHED COPY! A BRILLIANT EXAMPLE OF AMERICAN ART NOUVEAU COMMERCIAL BINDING! Surely the crispest 19th C. Aesop we have seen in 4 decades of bookselling! Though these pirated editions saw mass printings they seldom survive in collectible condition due to thrift in production. A PRIZE! Size: 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 001227

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Fables

Publisher: H. M. Caldwell Co., Publishers, New York

Binding: Decorated Cloth

Illustrator: R.H. (Richard Heighway)

Book Condition:Near Pristine

Edition: Piracy (Unauthorized Edition).

Book Type: Classic of Juvenile Literature

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