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dc.contributor.authorCroxall, Samuelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T20:36:52Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T20:36:52Z
dc.date.issued1857en_US
dc.identifier.other9143 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/84341
dc.description.abstractThis copy seems identical with -- but is in better condition than -- our copy of the 1859 edition from Derby and Jackson. I will repeat some of my observations from there. This is one of many cheap reprintings with new illustrations of the Croxall edition of 1722. Perhaps the first thing to notice about this edition is that the dedication to Lord Halifax has been dropped. The preface's Britain (xvii) is changed to America and its British youth (xviii) to charming youth. The frontispiece is again in design what it had been in the earliest Croxall editions: a young man surrounded by animals as he writes looks over his shoulder to Aesop as an old man. The illustrations are imitations of Kirkall's, simpler and mirror-reversed (as they were in Mozley's editions of 1804 and 1807), but all in the oval within a rectangle style. The non-image portion of the rectangle becomes simpler and less ornate than it was in Kirkall's work. There are 196 fables on 351 pages, preceded by a preface and an AI and followed by an index of themes and virtues. The book promises 198 illustrations. I reckon that there is one for each of the 196 fables, and there is the standard frontispiece facing the title-page. Where is the other illustration? This book is identical in its plates with our two Burnham editions of 1863 and 1864. It seems also identical in its plates -- but surrounded by much larger margins -- with our 1850 Cowperthwait and our 1857 printing from Clark, Austin, and Smith. Some of the images are unusually distinctly printed in this copy.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityBy Samuel Croxall, D.D.en_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherDerby & Jacksonen_US
dc.subject.lccPA3855.E5 C7 1857ben_US
dc.titleFables of Aesop and Others Translated into English with Instructive Applications and One Hundred and Ninety-Eight Illustrationsen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationNYen_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=991001988729702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationTurtle Island Book Shop, Berkeleyen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $45.00en_US
dc.date.acquired2013-06en_US
dc.date.printed1857en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note2Original language: grcen_US
dc.subject.local1Aesopen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1857


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