VICTORIAN REPRINT IN HANDSOME HALF MOROCCO
AESOP ~ Fables, of Aesop And Other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflexions.
London: John Gray and Co., (1879)
Half red morocco, 12 inches tall. A splendid reprint of the 1669 third edition. A very handsome large binding with gilt raised bands, gilt squirrel centre tools and yellow edges. Curiously, the frontispiece is used also at the beginning of the 'Life of Aesop'. A set of 'Morals Without Fables. By the "Shade of Aesop"' on heavy blue paper is bound in at the rear.