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Picture Fables

Translated from the German of F. Hey, by H. W. Dulcken, Ph. Dr.


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Ref. 105225   Edition. Early Reprint

Illustrated By: Drawn by Otto Speckter, engraved by the Brothers Dalziel

Published By: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge 1863 (London)

Edition unstated, earliest recorded English copy dated 1845, this is an early reprint. Hardback clothbound with textured cloth and highly decorative gilt tooling to cover. Gilt tooled title to spine. All edges gilt. Bookseller sticker to fep. Early and contemporary inscriptions to ffep. Tissue guarded illustrated frontispiece and decorative half title. Engravings to each heading throughout. Cover and spine rubbed, spine extremities faded. Closed split to rear hinge and wear to edges and corners. Gilt still lovely and bright. Prelims toned and lightly foxed with some grubby marks. Loss to inner margin of ffep. Cracking to gutter. Title page and following leaves lightly foxed. Pages toned and thumbed to edges throughout but otherwise clean. Overall very good- condition. 101 pp. Beautiful book, would make a lovely Christmas present!

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

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