AESOP Fables with His Life: in English, French and Latin, H. Hills Jun., for Francis Barlow, 1687
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AESOP
Fables with His Life: in English, French and Latin, H. Hills Jun., for Francis Barlow, 1687
Sold for £437 (US$ 584) inc. premium

Lot Details
AESOP
Fables with His Life: in English, French and Latin, engraved additional pictorial title, full-page engraved armorial coat-of-arms, 30 engraved plates (of 31, without "indecent" plate 17) by Thomas Dudley and Francis Barlow, one full-page engraved illustration ("See here how natures books..."), 110 half-page engraved illustrations, long tear to pp.73/74 repaired with 4 small old paper tabs, short tear to margin of 8 leaves, browning to a few gatherings, occasional spotting, contemporary calf, red gilt morocco spine label, joints refurbished at extremities [ESTC R22991], folio (304 x 184mm.), H. Hills Jun., for Francis Barlow, 1687

Footnotes

  • Handsomely illustrated edition of Aesop's Fables, with Aphra Behn's English verses replacing those of Thomas Philipott, which were used in the 1666 edition.

    Provenance: John Strange, ownership signature dated 1854.
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