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Catalogue of Fable and Emblem Books

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Books 21 to 40






E6924 Gay,John (1685-1732) FABLES BY JOHN GAY With a Life of the Author, and embellished with a plate to each fable 1793 Price: GBP 95.00 or USD 133.00

J65865 Anon EARLY BLOSSOMS OF GENIUS AND VIRTUE including Maxims of early Wisdom, Juvenile Memoirs, a great variety of examples of the Moral Virtues and a Selection of Moral Poesy Embellished with Engraving 1801 Price: GBP 50.00 or USD 70.00

E11549 Moore,(Edward) (1712-1757) MOORE'S FABLES FOR THE FEMALE SEX Embellished with engravings 1806 Price: GBP 28.00 or USD 38.00

E59766 La Fontaine (translated by Robert Thomson) LA FONTAINE'S FABLES. Now First Translated from the French; By Robert Thomson. 1806 Price: GBP 48.00 or USD 67.00

E63420 Moore,Edward MOORE'S FABLES FOR THE FEMALE SEX embellished with engravings 1806 Price: GBP 25.00 or USD 35.00

E69841 Wynne,J.H.] (Illustrations attributed to Bewick) CHOICE EMBLEMS, Natural Historical, Fabulous .. For the Improvement & Pastime of Youth .. 1812 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 168.00

E74211 Gay, John (1685-1732) (Bewick illustrations) FABLES by the Late Mr. Gay in One Volume Complete. 1816 Price: GBP 30.00 or USD 42.00

E74034 Holbein, Hans (1497-1543) THE DANCE OF DEATH; from the original designs of Hans Holbein. Illustrated with thirty-three plates, engraved by W. Hollar. With Descriptions in English and French. 1816 Price: GBP 250.00 or USD 350.00

E6663 Gay,John (1685-1732) FABLES By JOHN GAY With the Life of the Author. Embellish'd with seventy elegant engravings. In one volume complete 1816 Price: GBP 48.00 or USD 67.00

E69415 Taylor, Jefferys AESOP IN RHYME with some Originals 1823 Price: GBP 40.00 or USD 56.00

E74358 Sharpe, Richard Scrafton [attributed to but not named here] OLD FRIENDS IN A NEW DRESS; or, Select Fables of Aesop, in Verse. Third Edition: to which is added a second part. 1826 Price: GBP 30.00 or USD 42.00

E1536 Crithannah,Job (J. Birch) (Cruikshank illustrator) FIFTY-ONE ORIGINAL FABLES, with Morals and Ethical index ... Embellished with eighty-five original designs by R. Cruickshank: engraved on wood by Slader, D. Dodd ... and others. Also a translation of Plutarch's Banquet of the Seven Sages, revised for this work. 1833 Price: GBP 85.00 or USD 119.00

J70718 Blanchard, P. DELASSEMENS DE L'ENFANCE ou Lectures Instructives et Amusantes TOME PREMIER (Volume I) 1834 Price: GBP 16.00 or USD 22.00

E12808 Northcote, James ARTIST'S BOOK OF FABLES 1845 Price: GBP 42.00 or USD 59.00

E70200 Goethe,W. von (Kaulbach illustrations) REINEKE FUCHS 1846 Price: GBP 275.00 or USD 385.00

E7453 Gay, John (1685-1732) FABLES by JOHN GAY with upwards of one hundred Embellishments 1849 Price: GBP 24.00 or USD 34.00

E69476 Taylor, John Edward MOUSE AND HER FRIENDS with other stories 1855 Price: GBP 28.00 or USD 39.00

E60940 Carmichael, Mary D.I. A NEW DRESS FOR AN OLD FRIEND intended for the amusement of children, being A Fable of Aesop in Rhyme .. With illustrationsw by the Authoress. 1857 Price: GBP 36.00 or USD 50.00

J73920 Bennett, Charles H. (1829-1867) THE STORIES THAT LITTLE BREECHES TOLD, and The Pictures which Charles Bennett drew for them. 1863 Price: GBP 70.00 or USD 98.00

J71336 Saxby,Elizabeth M.A.F.] but no mention in book EARTH's MANY VOICES Second Series 1864 approx) Price: GBP 6.00 or USD 8.00

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