Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus. Aesop, Gabriae Graeci Tetrastichus, Homer, Avianus, Gabria.
Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus
Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus
Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus
Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus
Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus
Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus

Aesopi Phrygis fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus

Lugduni: Apud Iacobum Roussin, 1596. Later edition. Hardcover. 16mo. 412, [6]pp. Original full vellum with handwritten title on spine. All edges marbled. Publisher's device on title page. Decorative head-, tailpieces, and initials.

Illustrated with 52 striking in-text woodcuts, this late 16th-century edition of Aesop's "Fables" (preceded with a life of the author) includes also the following works: Gabriae Graeci Tetrastichus's "Fables"; Homer's "Ranarum et Murium Pugna"; and Avianus' "Fables."

Binding age-toned and partly darkened. Handwritten title mostly faded on spine. 18th-century previous owner's inscription on inside of both covers. Title page trimmed at the top into the first line. Holes along fore-edge of title page (not affecting lettering) caused by worming. Clear and sporadic water-staining and age-toning throughout. Text in two columns, in Greek and Latin. Binding in overall good- to good, interior in good condition. g. Item #39758

Price: $850.00

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