AESOP (author).  Harry ROUNTREE (illustrator).  Blanche WILDER (retold by). Aesop's Fables.
AESOP (author).  Harry ROUNTREE (illustrator).  Blanche WILDER (retold by). Aesop's Fables.
AESOP (author).  Harry ROUNTREE (illustrator).  Blanche WILDER (retold by). Aesop's Fables.

AESOP (author). Harry ROUNTREE (illustrator). Blanche WILDER (retold by). Aesop's Fables.

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AESOP (author).  Harry ROUNTREE (illustrator).  Blanche WILDER (retold by). Aesop's Fables.  London; Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, circa 1930.


8vo. Publisher's olive green cloth panelled and lettered in black to spine and upper cover surrounding a large onlaid pictorial label, with bold double-page pictorial endpapers (different at front and rear); pp. iv, [vii-x],13-340 + [4], publisher's catalogue]; with a total 48 coloured plates by Harry Rountree (including endpapers); a very good, clean copy with a little light external rubbing, one minor ink line to one margin of a text page, and a touch of uniform fading to spine; internally clean throughout, with a neat contemporary ink inscription, dated 1938, to "Claire Chandler, for moral worth …".


Early edition of one of the most popular and profusely illustrated versions of Aesop, with a total of 58 individual fables.



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