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Aesop's Fables

Illustrator:
Arthur Rackham (British, London 1867–1939 Limpsfield, Surrey)
Author:
Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)
Author:
Introduction by Gilbert Keith Chesterton (British, London 1874–1936 Beaconsfield)
Translator:
V. S. Vernon Jones (British, early 20th century)
Publisher:
William Heinemann Ltd. (London)
Publisher:
Doubleday, Page & Company (American) New York, NY
Printer:
Richard Clay & Sons, Limited (London)
Date:
1916 reissue
Medium:
Illustrations: photomechanical process
Dimensions:
8 1/16 x 6 1/2 in. (20.5 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of John David Dalton, 1963
Accession Number:
63.598
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed black ink on inside front cover endpapers: "Presented by / Carolyn Augusta Watson"
John David Dalton; Donor: John David Dalton
Latimore and Haskell, p. 39 (1912 ed.); Gettings, p. 178 (1912 ed.); Hudson, p. 169 (1912 ed.)
Sarah Briggs Latimore, Grace Clark Haskell Arthur Rackham, A Bibliography. Jacksonville, Florida, 1936, 1912 first edition, pp. 38-39.

Derek Hudson Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work. London, 1960, p. 169.

Roland Baughman The Centenary of Arthur Rackham's Birth, September 19, 1867: An appreciation of his genius and a catalogue of his original sketches, drawings and paintings in the Berol Collection. 1967, related drawings, p. 28.

Fred Gettings Arthur Rackham. New York, 1975, 1912 first edition, fig. no. 2, 28, 49, 66, pp. 14, 41, 64, 83, 178.



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