The Fables of Aesop
Ref. 108289 Edition. Limited Edition
Illustrated By: Edward Detmold
Published By: Hodder & Stoughton 1909 (London)
Limited edition number 286 of 750, signed by illustrator Edward Detmold. Hardback bound in original cream buckram with decorative git tooled picture to front board, and title to spine. Top edge gilt, remaining edges untrimmed. Contains ex libris bookplate to fep and small ink initials. 25 full colour tipped in illustrations. Cover a little rubbed and a touch darkened to very edges. Spine is darkened and rubbed. Prelims toned. Pages are thumbed to very edges throughout. Otherwise clean and bright, illustrations vivid. Overall very good- condition. Edward Detmold and his brother Charles illustrated a 1903 edition of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. Following its huge success, Edward was commissioned to illustrated this beautiful edition of Aesop's Fables. Collectable book.
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book
Inscription: Signed by Illustrator