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Hardback,11 x 8.5 inches. Light brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt eagle illustration to front. Illustrated endpapers. In good condition. Some darkening to spine with dark marks to front spine edge. Small hole/split to cloth middle of front hinge. Corners bumped with small chips to cloth. Rubbing to ends of spine with nicks to corners. Glue repairs to inner hinges. Free halves of endpapers heavily darkened. Some heavy foxing to halftitle page, mild foxing to prelims. Some handling/thumb marks to title page. Some odd foxing spots to inside pages, some handling and finger marks. Plates all guarded, some minor handling marks to mounts. Else a clean and tight 1st edition. 152pp. With colour plates and b/w illustrations in text by Edward J. Detmold. The original edition published in 1909 by Hodder & Stoughton.
Title: The Fables. Illustrated in colour by Edward J.Detmold
Categories: FOLIO SOCIETY publications,
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, no date ca1909 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83667
Keywords: FOLIO SOCIETY publications AESOP, Fables, Illustrated, colour, Edward J.Detmold, colour plates, 1st, 1909, Hodder and Stoughton, animals, nature, lessons, ethics, philosophy