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Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others
(1784: T. Saint/1871: Bickers and Son, 1776)
Lovely, if sometimes simple, wood engravings. The best may be TT and DS. This is apparently an early work of Bewick's, not to be confused with the classic 1818 edition. Tripartite AI at the back. This copy is superior ...
Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books
(John Baskervilleprinted by John Baskervlle [sic] for R. and J. Dodsley,, 1764)
This book is a delightful anomaly. It stands directly between my first edition Dodsley from 1761 and my second edition Dodsley from 1764, which lacks the medallion illustrations. This copy is marked 1764 on the title-page ...