Fables of Aesop, And other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections. By Sir Roger L'Estrange, Kt. [bound with] Fables and Storyes Moralized. Being a Second Part of the Fables of Aesop. AESOP.

Fables of Aesop, And other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections. By Sir Roger L'Estrange, Kt. [bound with] Fables and Storyes Moralized. Being a Second Part of the Fables of Aesop...

London: Printed for R. Sare [et al], 1699. Two works in one volume, first work third edition, second work first edition, folio, (xviii), 476, (xvi), 238, (2 advertisement) pp. Portrait and frontispiece plates, some occasional browning, some bumping of corners. Contemporary panelled calf, some wear to edges and corners, rebacked in a lighter calf retaining the original spine label. A furiously prolific journalist and pamphleteer, L'Estrange's edition of Aesop first appeared in 1692 and is described by DNB as "the most extensive collection of fables in existence". Wing A709, L1247. Item #18528

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