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Aesop's Fables

Author:
Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)
Translator:
Samuel Croxall (British, baptized Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, 1689–1752)
Translator:
Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Translator:
Sir Roger L'Estrange (British, Norfolk 1616–1704 London)
Editor:
Joseph Benjamin Rundell (British, died 1889)
Illustrator:
Ernest-Henry Griset (French, Boulogne-sur-Mer 1844–1907 (active Britain))
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter and Galpin London
Date:
[1871]
Medium:
Illustrations: wood engraving
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 7 15/16 x 1 1/8 in. (26.4 x 20.2 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.726.4
Not on view
Inscription: "First Prize in Second Class to Viscount Glandine, G. Hart, M.A., 33 Hereford Square, Christmas, 1871"
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