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Bewick's Select fables of Aesop and others : in three parts ... : to which are prefixed The life of Aesop and An essay upon fable / by Oliver Goldsmith ... ; with the original wood engravings by Thomas Bewick ; and an illustrated preface by Edwin Pearson.

Additional Title(s):

Aesop's fables. English.

London : Bickers & Son, [188-?].
Physical Description:
xl, 312 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA3855 E5 B38 1880z
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Advertisements: 4 p. at end.
Bound in gold- and black-stamped red publisher's cloth, with stamped green paper onlay design.
Binder's ticket: W. Bone & Son, 76 Fleet Street, London, E.C.
"Faithfully reprinted from the rare Newcastle edition published by T. Saint in 1784."
Printed by Ballantyne and Company.
Subject Terms:
Ballantyne and Company -- Printer.
Bickers & Son -- Publisher.
Bone (W.) and Son -- Bookbinder.
Wood engravings -- [188-?].
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774.
Dodsley, Robert, 1704-1764.
Pearson, Edwin.

  • (from t.p.) I. Fables extracted from Dodsley's
  • II. Fables with reflections in prose and verse
  • III. Fables in verse.

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