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Fables of Aesop and others
1747

Medium
illustrated book: letterpress text and wood engravings
Measurements
16.5 × 10.0 cm (page) 17.1 × 10.7 × 3.0 cm (closed)
Place/s of Execution
Great Britain
Edition
5th edition
Inscription
printed in red and black ink on title page: FABLES / OF / AESOP / AND OTHERS. / Newly done into ENGLISH / WITH AN / APPLICATION to each FABLE. / Illutrated with CUTTS. / (...illeg.) garrit anniles / Ex re Fabellas (...illeg.) HOR. / THE FIFTH EDITION / LONGON: / Printed for J. Ara R. TONSON, and J. WATTS / MDCCXLVII.
engraved on small slip of paper laid down on front endpaper: (coat of arms) / (possibly T.K)
inscribed in pencil on reverse of fronispiece u.r.: 8/-
inscribed in pen and ink on upper edges of closed pages: J. Rattray
Accession Number
1995.697
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Nicholas Draffin, 1995
Gallery location
Not on display