The Fine Art of British Bookbinding


AESOP, bound by Arthur Johnson Arthur Johnson

AESOP

The Fables of Aesop from the Veronese edition of MCCCCLXXIX in Latin verses and the Italian version by Accio Zucco, with the woodcuts newly engraved and colored after a copy in the British Museum.

Volume I. 162 by 252 by 30 mm.

Bound in yellow native dyed Niger morocco and multicoloured onlays; tooling in blind. Lettering on spines onlaid in red morocco, tooled in blind. Turn ins tooled in blind with double line. Signed and dated in blind on lower turn in.