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Lot nr:1149
Book nr:28666
Author:AESOPUS
Title:The Fables of Aesop paraphras'd in verse, and adorn'd with sculpture
Town:London
Publisher:Thomas Warren for Andrew Crook
Year:1651
Description:4to, [16], with engraved pictorial title-page, & 80 engraved plates (metal cuts). Plates 14/15 on one sheet, plates 16 and 63 with repairs. Portrait lacking. Some pale water stains. Bound in full calf (19th c.), spine with 5 raised bands, sprinkled edges
Note:Ref. Wing A-689. FIRST EDITION of Ogilby's translation with outstanding illustrations of these 81 fables
Price:€700 - €900
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