"The Fables of Aesop with a Life of the Author". First edition thus. Published by Hurd and Houghton, New York, 1865. Illustrated with over one hundred and eleven black-and-white engravings by Herrick. Measures 5" x 7.75", 311 pages. Half-bound leather over marbled boards with marbled endsheets. The book is in very good antiquarian condition. Minor rubbing and wear to the boards and leather. Light chipping at the edges of the spine. Previous owner's sticker on the front paste-down. A few small spots of paper loss at the front gutter. Small black spot on the fore-edge of the textblock, but it does not seep into the pages of text. The textblock and illustrations are clean and bright with tight binding. A nice copy of the famous compilation of fables with moral lessons and values. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(E11-11). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Fables of Aesop with a Life of the ...
Publisher: Hurd and Houghton
Publication Date: 1865
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition Thus
Book Description Hurd and Houghton, 1865. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Herrick (illustrator). UNION SOUTH GL:-This small hardcover is NEAR FINE with mild edge wear and a PO signature on the FFEP. Clean, bright pages with only mild edge toning, especially for the age. A clean, square copy with a solid spine. 311pp. Insurance is required! maroon w/gold lettering. a LOVELY COPY with black and white illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # Nov23-07ajc2