Aesop's Fables


 

$120.00

In stock

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Description

Harry Rountree illustrates Aesop's Fables. This is prime Rountree! One of the best animal illustrators of the first half of the twentieth century.

Fifty Aesop Fables with 8 color plates and over 100 black & white illustrations by the great British illustrator Harry Rountree (1878-1950). One of the color plates is repeated as the cover illustration.

Rountree illustrated two entirely different versions of Aesop Fables. One edition, the Ward Lock edition, had 49 color plates and no black & white illustrations. And this later edition, The Children's Press edition, with 8 color plates and over 100 black & white illustrations.

Features

Harry Rountree

Condition & Attributes

Very Good (corners worn with boards showing, edges lightly worn, lightly soiled, a sound copy)

Creators

Harry
Rountree

Publishing Information

London
Children's Press
nd (circa 1930s)

Physical Description

10.5 inches
8 inches
128 pages
8 color plates and over 100 black & white illustrations
hardcover
cloth spine, pictorial boards
English