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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. A New Edition
(Printed for J. Dodsley, 1773)
Compare this book with my 1761 first edition, done by Stockdale in Birmingham. See my comments there. This copy lacks the frontispiece and has experienced some repairs. It is rebound in vellum covered boards, slightly ...
(Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books. A New Edition)
(J. Dodsley?, 1775)
This damaged book is very close to one I have listed with under 1773, with J. Dodsley as the publisher. That date is given on the title page there. The plates are similar but never exactly the same. In the Life of Aesop, ...