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The Fables of Aesop: Paraphrased in Verse: Adorned with Sculpture, and Illustrated with Annotations

Author:
Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)
Editor:
John Ogilby (British, Forfarshire 1600–1676 London)
Sitter:
John Ogilby (British, Forfarshire 1600–1676 London)
Designer:
Ogilby portrait after Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London)
Engraver:
Ogilby portrait engraved by William Faithorne the Elder (British, London ca. 1616–1691 London)
Designer:
Francis Barlow (British, Lincolnshire ca. 1626–1704 London)
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Etcher:
Dirck Stoop (Dutch, Utrecht 1610/18–1681/86 Utrecht)
Printer:
Thomas Roycroft (London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1668
Medium:
Illustrations: etching
Dimensions:
16 9/16 x 10 7/16 x 2 1/8 in. (42.1 x 26.5 x 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.558.16
Not on view
Aesopics: or a Second Collection of Fables

Brunet I.102; Graesse 1.36; Univ.Cat.I.9; Clair, Hist. p. 185; Parthey 333-418(Hollar); Dut.VI.p. 326-30, 30-53 (Stoop); Sparrow, p. 103 & Nagler V.56 (Barlow); O'Don.III.367 & Fagan p. 51 (Faithorne); Pennington 333-408G (Hollar)
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