Early Children's Books and Their Illustration.
. NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library. David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston . NY/Boston
PN1009.A1 P52 1975 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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A magnificent coffee-table book. Illustrations #1-18 give a little sweep of Aesop, with some manuscripts (Babrius, Phaedrus, several beautifully colored), Steinhöwel, French and Italian early editions, Bewick, and Isaiah Thomas. Very nicely done. Too much of this wonderful book is black-and-white.