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Title(s):

Aesop's fables : a new version, chiefly from original sources / by Rev. Thomas James, M.A., Vicar of Sibbertoft and Theddingworth, and chaplain to the Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells ; with more than 50 illustrations designed by John Tenniel.

Additional Title(s):

Aesop's fables. English.

Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Porter & Coates, [1848]
Physical Description:
[2], xviii, 224 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA3855.E5 J36 1848
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Wood engravings by John D. Felter, W. Howland, John William Orr, and J.W. Orr & Andrew (Firm).
Preface dated 1848.
Some fables accompanied by engraved vignettes.
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt- and black-stamped green publisher's cloth. Ms inscription "No. 141." on both front and rear pastedowns. "Ross' also inscribed on recto of second free end-paper.
Subject Terms:
Aesop's fables -- Illustrations.
Animals -- Folklore.
Fables, English -- Translations from Greek.
Fables, Greek -- Translations into English.
Ross, David and Judith -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- [1848].
Contributors:
James, Thomas, 1809-1863.
Tenniel, John, 1820-1914, illustrator.
Felter, John D., engraver.
Howland, William, engraver.
Orr, John William, 1815-1887, engraver.
J.W. Orr & Andrew (Firm), engraver.
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