Printed Books, Maps and Works on Paper | 11 July 2013

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107

Aesop. - The Fables...

Sold for £600

Est: £750–1000

Aesop.

The Fables...

Paraphras'd in Verse…by John Ogilby, second Ogilby edition, 1668; Aesopics: or A Second Collection of Fables…, first edition , 1668, 2 vol. in 1, titles in red and black, vol.1 with engraved frontispiece and 79 plates by W.Hollar and others only (lacking plates to fables 47 & 73), vol.2 with 64 plates only (of 68, lacking portrait and plates to fables 32, 36 & 40), frontispiece trimmed to plate mark and laid down, rather foxed and soiled, vol.1 with plate 3 and C1 stained, plate 31 with uninked line down plate, plate 39 torn and repaired, slight worming to headlines, vol.2 with tear to T4 but no loss and light stain to plate opposite p.207, some other minor stains and marginal defects, engraved armorial bookplate of Charles Smith, old half calf, red morocco label, worn, upper cover detached, [Wing A697 & 698], folio, by Thomas Roycroft, 1668.

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