Cover image for Bewick's select fables.
Bewick's select fables.
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828., illustrator.
Uniform Title:
Aesop's fables.

Aesop's fables. English
Publication Information:
Franklin, N.H. : Hillside Press, 1965.
Physical Description:
xvi, 50 pages : illustrations ; 60 mm
General Note:
"Bewick's woodcuts in this miniature edition ... are only slightly smaller than those which appeared in the first edition ... in 1784."

In gray-blue cloth, with stamped black spine title; dust jacket bright yellow, with red and black illustrated upper cover.

"The dust jacket illustration for The Fox and the Grapes is larger than Bewick's original woodcut. The moral has changed since Caxton's translation: "He is wise which faineth not to desire the thing the which he may not have." The Hillside Press Franklin, N. H.-- front flap of dust jacket.
The cock and the fox.--The sick Kite.--The fir and the bramble.--A dog and a cat.--Seamen praying to saints.--A peacock and a crane.--The cock and the jewel.--The two pots.--The fox and the ape.--A boy and false alarms.--a swan and a stork.
Local Note:
No. 333 of 375 copies.
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Central Library RBR JUV. MINI. 1965.A37 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Rare Books-Appointment Needed

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