Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800

Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800

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Title: Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: in Three Books, Circa 1800
Author: Robert Dodsley; Claude-Gaspard Bachet Méziriac; John T. Beer; Aesop
Publisher: London, Printed for Willm. Osborne & Jno. Mozley, Gainsborough
Condition: Fair

An early 19th century edition of Selected Fables of Aesop, and other fabulists, including Méziriac, Beer, and others, broken down into Three Books: From the Ancients, From The Moderns, and Newly Invented. Preceding the fables is a biography of Aesop.

There are 159 charming rustic woodcuts throughout, one for each fable. The frontispiece is lacking.

One volume in 12mo, (XVLIII)+228+(21) pages

This volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, heavier to the spine and hinges. The text block is starting to detach. The front flyleaf is detached. There is a tear to page 3, with part of the outer margins lacking, though not affecting the content. There is a tape repair to page 37, and signs of restoration to several other page, though not tape. There is foxing and toning throughout.