Author:Aesop; Translator-Roger L'Estrange; Illustrator-Alexander Calder

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Fables of Aesop According to Sir Roger L'Estrange, with Fifty Drawings by Alexander Calder

By: Aesop; Translator-Roger L'Estrange; Illustrator-Alexander Calder

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: June 1967

Seller ID: 69358

ISBN: 0486217809

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . This Dover volume brings into general circulation for the first time a rare edition of Aesop's Fables issued in Paris in 1931 and limited to only 665 copies. The book combines the 1692 translation of the Fables by English journalist Sir Roger L'Estrange with 50 drawings created especially as illustration for the tales by American sculptor, painter, and illustrator Alexander Calder. L'Estrange's 17th-century rendering of the fables is a delight to read, judged by The Cambridge History of English Literatur... View more info