NORTHCOTE, James One Hundred Fables

London, Geo. Lawford, printed by J.Johnson, 1828


Royal 8vo. Pp. (iii) 272. Large paper copy in publisher’s light brown boards with black title piece, expertly restored spine, a fine copy.

With 280 wooden engraved vignettes in the text designed by James Northcote, and engraved by a team of the most competent wooden engravers of tose days, including John Jackson, the most famous of Thomas Bewick’s pupils. One of the principal works in the history of English book illustration.

Chatto & Jackson p731. Lowndes 1704. Brunet IV 103 et al.

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