Fables of the Ancients, in Philosophy, Morality, and Civil Policy; Illustrated and Explained.

London, J. Cundee for M. Jones, 1803.

£75

8vo., frontispiece, pp. (vi) 136. Roman letter, finely engraved portrait of Bacon by H. Cook, woodcut illustrations (plates) and ornaments. Frontispiece a bit stained from bookplate glue on recto, light yellowing. A good almost uncut copy in modern calf. Contemporary autograph of John R on first leaf, and H.M. Silvanus 1891 (mathematician and chess player) on fly. A ‘new edition’ by Dr. Shaw.

B70