OGILBY, JOHN, illus.  The Fables of Aesop.  L: 1665.  19th c. calf over marbled boards.  Second edition.
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OGILBY, JOHN, translator. The Fables of Æsop. Paraphras'd in Verse, and adorn'd with Sculpture. London: Printed by Thomas Roycroft for the Author, 1665.
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OGILBY, JOHN, translator.
The Fables of Æsop. Paraphras'd in Verse, and adorn'd with Sculpture. London: Printed by Thomas Roycroft for the Author, 1665.
Folio (383 x 240 mm). [6], 211 pp. Title printed in black and red. Engraved portrait; another frontispiece; and 81 plates by Wenceslaus Hollar (chiefly), Stoop, and
Barlow. Early 19th century half calf over marbled boards. Minor toning and a scattered few stains, repaired tear to H1, joints cracked and binding scuffed.

RARE FIRST FOLIO EDITION OF OGILBY'S TRANSLATION with the splendid illustrations in large-format, second edition overall. Wing A693.
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