[Phaedrus' edition of Aesop's Fables, in Latin] Phaedri Augusti Liberti Fabulae Aesopiae ... [Phaedrus' edition of Aesop's Fables, in Latin] Phaedri Augusti Liberti Fabulae Aesopiae ...

[Phaedrus' edition of Aesop's Fables, in Latin] Phaedri Augusti Liberti Fabulae Aesopiae Ex Editione J. G. S. Schwabii cum Notis et Interpretatione in Usum Delphini Variis Lectionibus Notis Variorum Recensu Codicum et Editionum et Indice Locupletissimo Accurate Recensitae

Phaedrus and Aesop

Published by A. J. Valpy, 1822
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viii, 756pp, xlii pages in two volumes (complete). Large paper copies, 7.25 by 10.25 inches (18.5 by 26 cm). Phaedrus's retelling of Aesop's Fables, in Latin, finely bound. This variorum edition contains all the then-known variants of the texts, with notes by J. G. S. Schwab. It was part of a large series of Latin classics prepared originally for Louis, le Grand Dauphin, in the 17th century, and republished by A. J. Valpy in the early 19th century. Finely bound by Victoria (British Columbia) binder Courtland Benson in half tan morocco and a sturdy and attractive matching cloth. Red spine labels. The text block is lightly foxed throughout, as usual, with a neat oval library stamp on the title pages (no other library markings). A lovely set. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: [Phaedrus' edition of Aesop's Fables, in ...
Publisher: A. J. Valpy
Publication Date: 1822
Binding: Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine

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