The Fables of Aesop, and others. With designs on wood, by Thomas Bewick.

Title

The Fables of Aesop, and others. With designs on wood, by Thomas Bewick.

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Description

Two selected stories from The Fables of Aesop. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick [1759-1828], the lauded naturalist illustrator, this 1818 edition of The Fables of Aesop ​is specially bound with a title page and 50 plates from an earlier 1793 London edition. Bewick's intricate wood engravings show his great skill and his love for the subjects. In fact, he illustrated various editions Aesop’s fables in his career.

Date

1818

Source

Children's Books

Publisher

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (Publisher of digital)

Rights

Digital image copyright 2020 by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Images in this collection are not to be used for any commercial purposes without the expressed written permission of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Users of this website are free to utilize material from this collection for non-commercial and educational purposes.

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Digital Collections of the B&ECPL

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Text

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Image/jpeg

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