Fables of Aesop and others. Newly done into English. With an Application to each Fable. Illustrated with Cutts.
Woodcuts by Unidentified artist, English, 18th century, Copied after Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714), Etched by Gerard van der Gucht (English, 1696–1776), Author Aesop, Publisher Jacob Tonson (English, 1656?–1736), Publisher John Watts (English (London), working about 1725-1760)
Place of Publication: London, England
Overall: 19.7 x 12.7 x 3 cm (7 3/4 x 5 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with an etched frontispiece and numerous woodcuts
Not On View
(London: Jacob Tonson and John Watts, 1722) Octavo; 199 leaves, plus frontispiece; nineteenth[?]-century gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.
Frontispiece with statue of Aesop; illustrations to fables.
London: Jacob Tonson and John Watts, 1722
Acquired in 1922 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent