Aesop's Fables

RACKHAM, Arthur

RACKHAM, Arthur Aesop's Fables

Heinemann, 1912.

First edition illustrated by Rackham. 8vo. Original green cloth with gilt lettering and vignettes. Top edge green. Pictorial endpapers. Thirteen colour plates, 19 full page black and white illustrations and numerous drawings in the text. A very good copy indeed, occasional light foxing and previous owner's name to the front blank, but generally a bright and attractive copy

Includes all the favourite fables, and is beautifully illustrated by Rackham, whose "primary intention was to amuse" and who included several self-caricatures - "he is the man who catches the flea, the pompous gentleman who scolds the drowning boy" [Hudson] amongst others.

Stock ID: 39433

£275.00

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