Fables of Aesop, and Others


This antique hardcover edition of Aesop's Fables is bound in brown cloth boards with gilt spine lettering, and gilt decorations on the front and spine showing a crane with his head in a wolf's mouth. Cover has some wear and soil; spine slightly cocked; inner pages somewhat browned, but clean. Numerous engravings throughout. Along with the well-known fables, this volume includes "instructive applications," or explanations of the moral, at the close of each short tale. 344 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • Fables of Aesop, and Others, With Instructive Applications
  • Allen Brothers, 1870