Lot 73 of 443:
Signed by Stephen Gooden, 1/525  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$840
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Aesop's Fables

Author:
Aesop

Place:
London

Publisher:
George C. Harrap

Date:
1936

Description:

Engraved title page and 11 copper-engraved plates, plus numerous large historiated initials, all after Stephen Gooden. 25.4x18 cm (10x7"), full vellum ruled , lettered, and ornamented in gilt; top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers; original pink marbled slipcase with paper printed spine label. Limited Edition, no. 168 of 525 copies, signed by the illustrator.

Beautiful tight copy with the stunning art deco illustrations of Gooden. Signed by Gooden at the colophon.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Small splits at slipcase corners with other light wear; a few light stains to vellum, else fine.


 
Item number:
301435
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