Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables

FOLKARD, Charles (illustrator). AESOP (author). Aesop's Fables.

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FOLKARD, Charles (illustrator). AESOP (author). Aesop's Fables. London; Adam & Charles Black. 1912.

8vo. Original light blue pictorial cloth elaborately blocked with a design in black, grey, cream and green wrapped round to spine, top edges plain; pp. [xx] + 209 + [ii]; with 12 fine coloured plates and numerous line drawings throughout; a near fine copy; externally very clean and unfaded, internally remarkably fresh with only slight foxing to endleaves.
Early edition illustrated by Folkard, produced in a striking pictorial cloth binding. This is a later issue with the pictorial cover design wrapping to spine rather than to lower board and upper edges plain, not gilded.