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Select Fables, in Three Parts...A New Edition, Improved.

1784
Illustrated by Thomas Bewick (English, 1753–1828), Illustrated by John Bewick (English, 1760–1795), Author Aesop, Printer and Publisher Thomas Saint (English, died in 1788)


Place of Publication: Newcastle, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Roscoe, pp. 149-50, no. 4; Hugo 25

Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 11 x 2 cm (6 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.822

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 142 wood engravings and various vignettes

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Newcastle: T. Saint, 1784) Octavo in sixes; 161 leaves; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Leighton).

Illustrations of various fables


Newcastle: T. Saint, 1784

Provenance

Francis Bullard (d. 1913); anonymous gift to MFA, November 12, 1959.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift