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dc.contributor.authorJacobs, Joseph (ed)en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T16:31:00Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T16:31:00Z
dc.date.issued1894en_US
dc.identifier.other3404 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/78779
dc.description.abstractI count twelve different editions of Jacobs/Heighway that I have collected before I finally got back to a first edition. This book has a green decorated cloth cover with gilt titles. It is inscribed in 1903. There is a curious pre-title page that says Jacobs's Fables of Aesop. The book is in very good condition. I love Heighway's work! There are 220 pages, followed by a two-page AI and by advertisements. The order of the early elements following the curious Jacobs's page is this: a left-hand page with a MacMillan logo (M over M over & over C, all framed); a left-page frontispiece of two scenes showing FS; a tissue protector; a title page with ornate left and right borders; a right-page dedication to Prof. F.J. Child; a preface signed by Jacobs beginning on the right page (ix) and ending over a design on xii; a Contents page; A Short History of the Aesopic Fable (xv-xxii); List of Fables (xxiii-xxv) including eighty-two fables numbered here but not in the text; a left-page showing a hand holding a mirror's reflection of a demon and a right page with a framed scroll of a title (The Fables of Aesop); and finally The Cock and the Pearl (2-3). By contrast with many of the smaller editions, the two pages of one fable here face each other, and so one does not need to turn a page to finish a fable. The illustrations, titles, and closing designs are very distinct here. Among the best are The Hart & the Hunter (64), The Fox & the Cat (90), The Shepherd's Boy (103), The Four Oxen & The Lion (123), and GGE (134). There is a bit of pencilling on 181 and 189.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilitySelected, told anew and their history traced by Joseph Jacobsen_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherMacmillan Companyen_US
dc.subject.lccPZ8.2.A254 Jac 1894cen_US
dc.titleThe Fables of Aesop: Selected, told anew and their history traced by Joseph Jacobsen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationLondon & NYen_US
dc.publisher.locationNew Yorken_US
dc.url.link1http://creighton-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Basic&tab=default_tab&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=01CRU&frbg=&tb=t&vl%28freeText0%29=991003485139702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationStella Books, Tintern, UKen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: £15en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $22.73en_US
dc.date.acquired1998-12en_US
dc.date.printed1894en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note3First edition?en_US
dc.fables.otherExtra copy: 7758en_US
dc.subject.local1Aesopen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1894


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