Aesop’s Fables

AESOP, RACKHAM, Arthur. Aesop’s Fables. London: Heinemann, 1912.

Hardcover. Condition: very good. Green cloth boards with gilt decorations to the front and spine. Green sprayed page top edges. This was the first edition with illustrations by Arthur Rackham.



Aesop’s Fables Synopsis

Aesop’s Fables is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 564 BCE.

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About Aesop

Aesop (c. 620–564 BCE) was a Greek fabulist and storyteller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop’s Fables.

About Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. He is recognised as one of the leading figures during the Golden Age of British book illustration.

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