Esopo Historiado (Aesop Illustrated)
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Goff A-154; Essling 363; Sander 69; BMC V 505; GW 437
Overall: 19.3 x 14.8 x 3.5 cm (7 5/8 x 5 13/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 65 woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice, Manfredus de Bonellis, de Monteferrato, 27 June 1497) Quarto; 72 leaves; contemporary Venetian blind-stamped calf binding, brass corners and bosses; tan varnished board slipcase.
Selected illustrations: Scholar and students (title, fol. a1r); rat and frog (a4v/4v); marriage (?-fol. a8v/8v); peacock (c5v/37v); animals (f7r/47r)
Venice, Manfredus de Bonellis, de Monteferrato, 27 June 1497
William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA December 9, 1954.
Special Print Fund and Harvey D. Parker Fund, by exchange