DETMOLD, Edward J. (illustrator). The Fables of Aesop. London, Hodder & Stoughton. 1909.
4to. Original white cloth beautifully decorated with a pictorial gilt panel to upper cover, top edges gilt, others uncut; pp.  on fine mould-made paper; illustrated with 25 stunning coloured plates mounted-at-large; a beautiful copy with just a little of the unavoidable offset browning of free endpapers but otherwise fine, both internally and externally, with all plates in clean, crisp state.
First edition illustrated thus, the edition de luxe, limited to only 750 numbered copies signed by the artist, and including two plates not present in the trade edition.