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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    PHAEDRUS. Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque ... in lucem editi à Johanne Laurentio. Amsterdam: J. Jansson and the widow of E. Weyerstraet, 1667. 8°. Engraved title by C. Hagens and 103 emblematic engravings in the text, 2 with overslips (title just shaved at fore-margin, light waterstain in lower margins of last few leaves). 19th-century green morocco gilt, gilt edges, gilt turn-ins (joints a little rubbed). Provenance: Henry Drury, 1860 (presentation inscription from U.W. Ridley) -- F.S.E. Drury (armorial bookplate)

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    PHAEDRUS. Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque ... in lucem editi à Johanne Laurentio. Amsterdam: J. Jansson and the widow of E. Weyerstraet, 1667. 8°. Engraved title by C. Hagens and 103 emblematic engravings in the text, 2 with overslips (title just shaved at fore-margin, light waterstain in lower margins of last few leaves). 19th-century green morocco gilt, gilt edges, gilt turn-ins (joints a little rubbed). Provenance: Henry Drury, 1860 (presentation inscription from U.W. Ridley) -- F.S.E. Drury (armorial bookplate)


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