Lot 2 of 253:
Latins translation of Aesop's Fables 1769  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Francisci-Josephi Desbillions Fabulae Aesopiae: Curis Posterioribus Omnes Ferè Emendatae: Quibus Accesserunt Plus Quam clxx Novae.
Author:
Aesop
Place:
Parisiis [Paris]
Publisher:
Typis J. Barbou
Date:
1769
Description:

xxxvj, 504 pp. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece, printer's device on title page. (18mo) 15.5x8.5 cm (6x3¼"), period mottled calf with gilt decorated spine, morocco spine label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Sixth Edition.

Nicely bound copy of the popular Latin translation of Aesop's classic tales. With the decorative bookplate of Msgr. Vincent Lloyd-Russell, one time head of the Capistrano mission. Scarce.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear to binding with rubbing to extremities, front joint starting a bit at bottom; interior solid with some light toning; very good.
 
Item number:
283823
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