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The Baby's Own Aesop, Being the Fables Condensed in Rhyme with Portable Morals Pictorally Pointed

Author:
William James Linton (British, London 1812–1897 New Haven, Connecticut)
Illustrator:
Walter Crane (British, Liverpool 1845–1915 Horsham)
Engraver:
Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans (British, Southwark, London 1826–1905 Ventnor, Isle of Wight)
Publisher:
Frederick Warne & Co. London
Date:
1887
Medium:
Illustrations: wood engraving, printed in colors
Dimensions:
7 5/16 x 7 11/16 x 1/2 in. (18.6 x 19.6 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Museum Accession, transferred from the Library, 1921
Accession Number:
21.36.156
Not on view
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 2001–May 21, 2001.

Spencer 179; Engen, p. 100 (1886); Massé, p. 36
Gertrude C. E. Massé Walter Crane: A Bibliography. London, 1926, p. 36.

Rodney K. Engen Walter Crane as a Book Illustrator. London and New York, 1975, p. 100 (1886 ed.).

Isobel Spencer Walter Crane. Macmillan & Co., New York, 1975, cat. no. 179.



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