Fantastic Fables: Bierce, Ambrose Fantastic Fables: Bierce, Ambrose

Fantastic Fables

Bierce, Ambrose

Published by G. P. Putnam's, NY, 1899
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First edition, first issue. A collection of 243 "updates" of many classic fables, including a section titled "Aesopus Emendatus." Inscribed in pencil by Bierce to Dr. J. W. Robertson, noted bibliographer of Edgar Allan Poe, in the year of publication. Robertson was a prominent physician in Livermore, California, whose daughter married Edwin Grabhorn, co-founder of the Grabhorn Press. This copy is from the collection of Edwin and Irma Grabhorn. Spine uniformly darkened, else nearly fine in publisher's decorated tan-yellow cloth. (BAL 1120). Bookseller Inventory # 20049

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Title: Fantastic Fables

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's, NY

Publication Date: 1899

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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