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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

Wednesday 27th September 2017: 10:30am BST

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Lot 3

Aesop. The Fables..., 2 vol., engraved vignette titles and 110 plates, contemporary diced calf, tall 8vo, John Stockdale, 1793 & 4 others, fables, 8vo (6)

 

Hammer Price: £280

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Aesop. The Fables..., 2 vol., 2 engraved titles and 110 engraved plates, with advertisement leaf following 'the Life...', some foxing and offsetting, contemporary diced calf, neat repairs to joints, rebacked preserving original backstrip, gilt, corners slightly rubbed, a tall copy, John Stockdale, 1793; Select Fables..., engraved frontispiece, title-vignette and plates, some soiling and offsetting, contemporary calf, rebacked, Birmingham, John Baskerville, for R. and J.Dodsley, 1761 § Dryden (John) Fables Ancient and Modern, engraved frontispiece, browned, modern boards, for Jacob Tonson, 1713; and 2 others, fables, 8vo & 12mo (6)

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Aesop. The Fables..., 2 vol., 2 engraved titles and 110 engraved plates, with advertisement leaf following 'the Life...', some foxing and offsetting, contemporary diced calf, neat repairs to joints, rebacked preserving original backstrip, gilt, corners slightly rubbed, a tall copy, John Stockdale, 1793; Select Fables..., engraved frontispiece, title-vignette and plates, some soiling and offsetting, contemporary calf, rebacked, Birmingham, John Baskerville, for R. and J.Dodsley, 1761 § Dryden (John) Fables Ancient and Modern, engraved frontispiece, browned, modern boards, for Jacob Tonson, 1713; and 2 others, fables, 8vo & 12mo (6)