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Aesop's Fables in William Caxton's Original Illustrated Edition
(Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1484)
This book of 37 fables has two very positive features: the coloring of Caxton's (primitive) woodcuts and the faithful rendition of his text with modern spelling and orthography. Different: the ox also steps on the expanding ...
The History and Fables of Aesop
(Scolar Press, 1484)
A wonderfully reproduced book. The text can use the help of Jacobs' later reprinting. The 186 woodcuts (many for the life of Esope ) have their own charm but are distinctly inferior to the Ulm woodcuts from which they ...