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Fables of Aesop According to Sir Roger L'Estrange

1931
Illustrated by Alexander Calder (American, 1898–1976), Typographical design by Monroe Wheeler (American, 1899–1988), Author Aesop, Publisher Harrison of Paris (French, founded in 1930), Publisher Minton, Balch and Company (American, 20th century), Printer Aimé Jourde (French, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France; Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist and the Book 47; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 120

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 16.9 x 1.6 cm (10 1/4 x 6 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.510

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Harrison of Paris; New York: Minton, Balch and Company [1931]) 26 cm; [3 ff.] 124 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s printed blue paper boards, original red cardboard folder and slipcase [original paper knife, publisher’s catalogue, and ephemera laid in]


Paris: Harrison of Paris; New York: Minton, Balch and Company [1931]

Provenance

By 1978, Richmond G. Wright; 1978, gift of Richmond G. Wright to the MFA. (Accession date: December 13, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Richmond G. Wright

Copyright

© 2011 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.