AESOP; Roger L'ESTRANGE, Trans.; Stephen GOODEN, Illus. Aesop's Fables. London: George G. Harrap and Co., Ltd., 1936.
Small 4to. Publisher's original vellum, with raised bands to spine, lettered in gilt; ornamentation and paired fillets in gilt to boards; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers; in the publisher's marbled slipcase, with paper label to spine, lettered in black; pp. 314; with 12 plates, including the frontispiece; very light sunning to spine and upper edge of slipcase, with a few marks to board; a little offsetting from plates, else an exceptionally bright and clean copy.
First edition of a print run limited to 525 copies, this no. 431, signed by the illustrator Stephen Gooden.