Now showing items 1861-1863 of 1863
(Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1869)
This copy with a white cover joins two with green and blue covers, respectively. It has two remarkable features. First, it is inscribed in 1869. That fact makes it perhaps the clearest candidate for a first edition; I ...
Favourite Fables and Stories About Animals, containing: The Favourite Book of Fables and Favourite Stories about Animals
(Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1894)
Here is an extra copy of a book first acquired sixteen years earlier. The first of the two books combined here I have already had. It is a lovely little book of 117 fables with a mix of illustrators and illustration ...
Fables d'Esope, avec les Figures de Sadeler
(Pierre Auboyn, Pierre Emery, & Charles Clouzier, 1689)
Here is the French translation of the original German "Theatrum Morum" of 1608, published by Paul Sesse in Prag. The illustrations, however lovely, are done "after" Sadeler, not by him. After a signed frontispiece offering ...