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The fables of Aesop : with a life of the author : and embellished with one hundred & twelve plates.
Additional Title(s):
Aesop's fables. English.
London : Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, 4th June 1793.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA3855.E5 C76 1793
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Translated into English from the original Greek by Samuel Croxall.
Engravings by Philip Audinet, William Bromley, James Caldwell, John Chapman, John Corner, John Eastgate, W. Grainger, John Gyde, John Hall, John Landseer, Peter Maxell, Thomas Medland, J. Saunders, William Skelton, Anker Smith, and William Charles Wilson; after Francis Barlow, C.M. Metz, and Thomas Stothard.
English short title catalogue, T84992
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped red morocco.
Subject Terms:
Aesop's fables -- Illustrations.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1793.
Stockdale, John -- Publisher.
Croxall, Samuel, 1688 or 1689-1752, tr.
Barlow, Francis, 1622-1704, ill.
Metz, C. M. (Conrad Martin), 1755-1827, ill.
Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834, ill.
Audinet, Philip, 1766-1837, engraver.
Bromley, William, 1769-1842, engraver.
Caldwall, James, 1739-1819, engraver.
Chapman, J. (John), active 1792-1823, engraver.
Corner, John, active 18th century-19th century, engraver.
Eastgate, John, engraver.
Grainger, W., engraver.
Gyde, John, fl. 1790-1805, engraver.
Hall, John, 1739-1797, engraver.
Landseer, John, 1769-1852, engraver.
Leney, William Satchwell, 1769-1831, engraver.
Maxell, Peter, engraver.
Medland, Thomas, active 18th century-19th century, engraver.
Reading, Burnet, 1749 or 1750-1838, engraver.
Saunders, J., engraver.
Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver.
Smith, Anker, 1759-1819, engraver.
Wilson, William Charles, b. ca. 1750, engraver.

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