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Title(s):

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 ; to which are added select supplementary illustrations of Bewick's genius.

Additional Title(s):

Aesop's fables. English.

Published/Created:
Edinburgh : Privately printed for subscribers by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., 1879.
Physical Description:
[4], xl, 384 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill., ports ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA3855 E5 B38 1879+ Oversize
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Classification:
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Notes:
This is copy no. [68].
"Edition de luxe printed ... from the original wood engravings. 100 copies only printed."
"Faithfully reprinted from the rare Newcastle edition published by T. Saint in 1784."
Subject Terms:
Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. -- Printer.
Fables.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1879.
Steel engravings -- 1879.
Contributors:
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774.
Dodsley, Robert, 1704-1764.
Pearson, Edwin.
Aesop.
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  • (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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