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Barcelona: Juan Francisco Piferrer, 1835. Arregladas a la Ultima Ortografia de la Academia, Mejoradas y Anadidas en esta Nueva Edicion. 108 text woodcuts by Jose Vilanova. 285pp. + 6pp. index. Small 8vo, contemporary vellum, title inked by hand on front cover, backstrip slightly chipped at tail; small water stain to corner of first 2 leaves. Barcelona: Juan Francisco Piferrer, 1835. Rare, charmingly illustrated Spanish edition of Aesop's fables. This edition not found in NUC or BMC. With the signature of.....
Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel, 1926. Translated by Sir Roger L'Estrange. Wood engraved illustrations by Celia M. Fiennes. 94 pages. Tall 8vo, linen-backed brown boards, uncut edges. Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1926. Limited Edition - number 267 of 325 copies. A fine copy, lacking the dust wrapper. One of 350 numbered copies.
Paris: Harrison, 1931. Illustrated with fifty drawings by Alexander Calder. 124pp. Tall thin 8vo, original boards with blue printed d.w (wrappers slightly foxed); uncut edges, 2-piece red board slipcase is broken. (Paris): Harrison of Paris, (1931). A near fine copy in a good slipcase. From a total edition of 615 copies printed on Auvergne hand-made paper, this is one of only 20 marked "not for sale". The fifth publication of Harrison of Paris.
New York: Abrams, 1989. Introduction by Everett Fahy. Fables Translated from the Greek by Bernard McTigue. Illustrated throughout with 151 color facsimiles. 175pp. Slim square 4to, gilt- stamped navy blue cloth, d.w. New York: Abrams, (1989). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper, inscribed by Fahy on the title page. Reproductions of the elegantly-illuminated 15th century Florentine manuscript, traced to the library of Lorenzo de Medici's son, Piero.
New York: Abrams, 1989. Introduction by Everett Fahy. Fables Translated from the Greek by Bernard McTigue. Illustrated throughout with 151 color facsimiles. 175 pages. Slim square 4to, gilt-stamped navy blue cloth, d.w. (intact but rippled). New York: Abrams, (1989). A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Reproductions of the elegantly-illuminated 15th century Florentine manuscript, traced to the library of Lorenzo de Medici's son, Piero.
Copenhagen: 1955. Translated from the Danish by R. P. Keigwin. 33 black & white illustrations by Marlie Brande. 81pp., unopened. Thin folio, printed stiff wrappers, chipped. Copenhagen, 1955. A very good copy, internally clean and un-read. One of 1000 English language copies published on the 150th anniversary of Andersen's birth.
London: Heinemann, 1929. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 24 color plates, 12 tinted plates, and 66 black & white drawings in the text. 549pp. Thick tall 8vo, brownish pictorial cloth with gilt lettering (spine repaired). William Heinemann, 1929. Later printing. A good(+) copy. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
London: David Nutt, 1897. Illustrated with woodcut devices by Walter Crane. xii, 289 pages. Thick square 8vo, original white printed cloth (somewhat soiled and with sunned spine); uncut edges. London: David Nutt, printed at the Chiswick Press, 1897. A very good(-) copy Preface: The author is desirous that the version now printed should be considered as altogether superseding that which he published in 1894. Masse pp. 50.
London: Davies, 1773. With an Italian Translation, by Gian Francesco Giorgetti. 365, pp. 8vo, contemporary calf, leather label; (spine ends slightly worn, covers scuffed, inner hinge strengthened). London: T. Davies, 1773. Good. Text in English with an Italian translation on the opposite page. Lowndes II, p. 870.
London: Knapton, 1747. 2 vols., from two different editions, uniformly bound in cont. gilt green calf; a.e.g. Vol. 1: Title vignette and 51 superb copper engravings by W. Kent and J. Wootton. 194pp. 8vo. London: J. Tonson and J. Watts, 1729. Vol. 2: Frontis., title vignette and 16 fine copperplates by H. Gravelot. 155pp. 8vo. London: J. and P. Knapton, and T. Cox, 1747. The Third Edition. Very good. Sixty-six fables by the famous English poet and playwright. "Apart from.....
Blake, William & Neagle: 1793. Frontispiece, engraved title page, and 67 fine oval vignette engravings. 2 parts in 1 volume. 256 pages. Tall 8vo, contemporary calf (neatly re-cased and with both hinges mended). London: Darton & Harvey for F. & C. Rivington et al., 1793. Some light offsetting of the plates but otherwise a very clean copy with wide margins. Several engravings signed by G. Neagle.
London: John Stockdaele, 1793. 2 volumes. Frontispiece and title page with engraved vignette. Embellished with 70 very fine engraved plates, offsetting to facing pages. Tall 8vo, older 3/4 brown calf with marbled boards, top edges gilt (hinges & joints repaired, spine chipped). London: John Stockdale, 1793. Overall very good. A finely printed work, famous for the 12 plates engraved by William Blake, as well as the work of many other artists and engravers. This copy contains the "Gay Monument" frontispiece.....