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    Sale 2457 | Lot 1
    Price Realized: $4,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2457 Lot 1

      AESOP. Aesop's Fables with his Life; in English, French, and Latin. Newly translated. 31 etched plates and 110 half-page illustrations by Francis Barlow with captions by Aphra Behn. [10], 40; 40; 17, 2-221, [3] pages, including etched frontispiece, additional title, and coat of arms of the dedicatee, the Earl of Devonshire. Folio, 308x189 mm, red morocco gilt by Rivière & Son with the crest of the Earl of Derby on front cover, joints worn but sound; contents washed with occasional light residual toning and marginal soiling, mainly on opening leaves, repaired clean tear in plate of Devonshire arms, blank lower margin of plate 15, and corner of last leaf, cutting from bookseller's catalogue tipped to front endleaf. Wing A703. London: H. Hills jun. for Francis Barlow, and are to be sold by Chr. Wilkinson, Tho. Fox, and Henry Faithorne, 1687

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $4,250