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AESOP (c.620-560 B.C.) & Charles H. Bennett (Illustrator)

The Fables of Aesop and Others Translated into Human Nature

London: Chatto and Windus, 1875
  • $700.00

“The Design which forms the Frontispiece to this book, and which is therefore presumed to be somewhat typical of the intention of Fable, represents Man tried at the Court of the Lion for the ill-treatment of a Horse. It will be seen that Man has the worst of it…”

Quarto. Hand-colored wood-engraved frontispiece, title and 22 plates by Swain after Charles Bennett. Finely bound in near-contemporary maroon calf. Light wear to spine and extremities; internally clean and nearly fine. A handsome and very appealing copy.