Aesop's fables : with upwards of one hundred and fifty engravings on wood
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Preface by S. Croxall. Woodcuts unsigned but have been attributed to John Thompson, after John Thurston. Title vignette. No other recorded copy of this work identified at time of cataloging. Provenance: "Thos Reed 1856 Irvine" inscribed on front paste-down; gift of Willis Goth Regier, May 2012. Binding: Bound in dark green blind-stamped morocco; gilt turn-ins; title in gilt on spine. Exhibited: "Wise Animals: Aesop and His Followers," sponsored by The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 20 January 2012 to 6 April 2012. Acquisition made accessible thanks to the generous support of the Frederick J. and Margret L. Worden Endowment.
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