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dc.contributor.authorL'Estrange, Rogeren_US
dc.identifier.other3829 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractBodemann #86.1. Included are these elements: Frontispiece, Title-Page, Preface, Aesop Engraving, Life of Aesop in eighteen chapters (with pages in Arabic numerals 1-28), AI, Errata, and (starting on a new Arabic 1) five hundred numbered fables without illustration finishing on 480. Bodemann offers a division of the fables: Aesop (1-201), Barlandus, etc. [from Aesopus Dorpii] (202-214), Anianus, etc. (215-252), Abstemius, etc. (253-351), Poggius (352-373), Miscellany fables [= Fables in the Common School-Book] (374-383), Supplement [of more recent authors] (384-500). The frontispiece portrait of L'Estrange is by G. Kneller. Facing the Life of Aesop is a full-page engraving of Aesop among the animals and birds. Bodemann seems to speak of 132 text-illustrations, but there are none here. Do I understand correctly that they were appended as a group after the fables? I do not think I have yet seen an illustrated edition of L'Estrange. There is some water damage perceptible on many pages, especially early in the book. The bottom of the outer spine is worn away. Internally the book seems sound. Signed Charles Wright 1692 on cover page. Ex Libris Scott Chad. This is the year during which I have seen to digitizing L'Estrange's 500 fable texts. I am delighted to have found this book at just the right time!en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityBy Sir Roger L'Estrange, Kt.en_US
dc.publisherR. Sare T. Sawbridge, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A. & J. Churhcil, and J. Hindmarsh,en_US
dc.publisherR. Sare, T. Sawbridge, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A. & J. Churchil, and J. Hindmarshen_US
dc.subject.lccPA3855.E5 L46 1692en_US
dc.titleFables of Aesop and other Eminent Mythologists with Morals and Reflexionsen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.acquired.locationEmil Reimer, Steinbach, MB, Canada, through Ebayen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $465.00en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note3First editionen_US

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