Aesop's Fables. A new translation by V.S. Vernon-Jones with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton. AESOP, 620 - 560 BC, Arthur RACKHAM.

Aesop's Fables. A new translation by V.S. Vernon-Jones with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton.

London: William Heinemann, 1912. [Children's Illustrated / Folklore] FIRST RACKHAM ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Small quarto (21 x 16cm), pp.[2]; xxx; 224. With 13 chromolithographic plates including and frontispiece, and 54 further wood engravings, in-text and individual plates. Elegantly bound in half mid green morocco over publisher's pictorial cloth, with five raised bands, and gilt titles to spine, top edge gilt. Contents clean but for some light and occasional spotting, exterior is bright. A near fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Item #58772

Price: £395.00

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