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[Fables. English. 1793]
The fables of Æsop, with a life of the author: and embellished with one hundred & twelve plates. Vol. I (II).
London: printed for John Stockdale, 4th June, 1793.
2 vols; 25.8 cm. (8º)
I: lxv, [1], 891 [i.e. 189], [1] p., engr. t.-pl., [47] pl.
II: xi, [1], 248 p., engr. t.-pl., [63] pl.

Translated by S. Croxall. Engraved title-pages by W. Grainger after T. Stothard and W.C. Wilson after C. Metz; illustrated with plates engraved by Grainger, Stothard, William Bromley, Martin, and others. Page 189 in vol. I is misnumbered '891'. ESTC t84992.

Copy Notes Bought in boards from Thomas Boone for £1 on 3 October 1808. (Spiers Box).

Binding C19th half polished calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, maroon and dark green morocco spine-labels. Bound by E. Hutchinson for 6s. on 24 October 1831. (Archives 7/16/29).

Reference Number 1253


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