The Fables of Aesop

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Limited edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Some wear and soiling to edges and corners of boards. Slight soiling and spotting to covers. Small tears in cloth at heel of spine. Darkening to spine, but gilt titling still easily read.Slight darkening to endpapers. Beauiful gilt hawk, ruling, designs, and publishing information on front board. Hand numbered no. 155 of 750 copies, SIGNED by Detmold on the limitation page. 25 bright, full color, very active illusrations tipped in (2 more than the regular edition), one for each fable. An attractive work, inside and out, of a classic ancient author with superb modern illustrations, sought after by collectors of 20th c. illustrated works. Good, internals very good. Item #18454

Price: $525.00

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