FABLES Of AESOP And Others, Translated Into English.; With Instructive Applications: And a Print Before Each Fable. Fables, Samuel Croxall, Aesop.
FABLES Of AESOP And Others, Translated Into English.; With Instructive Applications: And a Print Before Each Fable.

FABLES Of AESOP And Others, Translated Into English.; With Instructive Applications: And a Print Before Each Fable.

London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington, et al. 1811. The Ninthteenth Edition, Carefully Revised & Improved. iii - xix, [5], 329, [7] pp. Index last 7 pp. Lacks half-title leaf. Frontispiece + many intratextual woodcuts. 12mo: A - P12. A1 = Frontis. 18 cm x 10.5 cm. Period brown full tree calf binding, flat back. Average wear. Age-toning to paper. Very Good. Item #45464

This translation a popular rendition of Aesop's fables, with each illustrated with its own oval-shaped, rectangular framed wood engraving as well as translator's analysis; the index provides a list of qualities with their associated fables. Croxall's translation first issued in 1722, with the most prevalent prior English version being that of L'Estrange, whose reflections and interpretations Croxall here derides in his preface.

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