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Lot nr:247
Book nr:31452
Author:[DETMOLD, E.J.]
Title:The Fables of Aesop
Town:London
Publisher:Hodder and Stoughton
Year:1909
Description:4to, with 25 mounted colour plates. DELUXE edition, number 486 of 750 copies, numbered and signed by the illustrator. This Deluxe edition has 2 plates which do not appear in the trade edition of later printings. Top edge gilt. Original cream cloth gilt conserved, but privately bound in brown morocco with mosa´que decoration, half-morocco cover and cardboard slipcase
Note:"Edward Julius Deltmold went on to become one of the most interesting of the gift book illustrators, specialising in animals and plants, which were drawn with exactitude and sympathy"
Price:€240 - €360
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