Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop.

BORDEN, John W. and Janet S. KRUEGER.

Published by SF: Book Club of California, 1983.
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4to, brown bds., paper spine label, plain d/w. Wth an original leaf from the first edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and a new impression from one of Bewick's original wood engravings. Designed by Jack Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press. One of 518 copies. A fine copy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop.
Publisher: SF: Book Club of California, 1983.

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Borden, John W.; Krueger, Janet S.
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Book Description The Book Club of California, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Oversized hardcover with DJ. Brown binding with white spine label. White paper DJ present and in good condition with some slight tears around edging and spine. 58 pages. Date of 1983 on title page and copyright page. This copy is missing an original leaf from the 1818 first edition of Bewick's "Fables of Aesop". Concerning the 19th c. engraver, Thomas Bewick, and his illustrations for the stories from Aesop's Fables. Contains numerous black and white illustrations and new impressions from the original blocks of Bewick's wood engraving for "The Boys and the Frogs" fable. This is a limited edition of 518 copies. Binding good and tight. Pages clean and square. Since this is an oversized book, extra shipping will be required for international or priority shipping. Bookseller Inventory # Fred6-2427

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BEWICK, Thomas; Borden, John W.; Krueger., Janet S.
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Book Description The Book Club of California, 1983., 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. B01AUB6G0G Book is very clean. Crisp pages. Tight binding. Light shelf wear on cover. Dented corner. Bookseller Inventory # 3E4-GTSJ-Q284

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Bewick); Borden, John W. And Janet S, Krueger
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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1983. Brown paper-covered boards, spine label, small 4to., 58, (1) pages, illustrated with nine vignettes, portrait, tipped-in leaf (The Dog Invited to Supper, page 109), and a new impression from an original Bewick woodblock. One of 518 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press and printed by the Cloister Press. A fine copy in archival mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 003322

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John W. Borden, Janet S. Krueger, Thomas Bewick
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Book Description The Book Club of California, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Limited Edition. Fine copy in hardcover with near fine, plain white dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # CRB1347

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Bewick); Borden, John W. And Janet S, Krueger
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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1983. Brown paper-covered boards, spine label, DW, small 4to., 58, (1) pages, illustrated with nine vignettes, portrait, tipped-in leaf (The Wolves and the Sick Ass, page 75), and a new impression from an original Bewick woodblock. One of 518 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press and printed by the Cloister Press. Four page prospectus, postcard open house invitation honoring the book, and prospectus for "A Frail Memorial" laid in. A fine copy in a fine plain DW with two small chips, in archival mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 003797

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Borden, John W. and Janet S. Krueger.
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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like new. First edition. Quarto, original brown boards with paper spine label; 58 pp., illustrated. The original leaf is page 147/148 and contains Bewick's wood engraving and the full text of the fable "The Frog and the Fox." The restrike impression is from Bewick's engraving for "The Boys and the Frogs." Edition of 518 copies printed at the Greenwood Press. Bookseller Inventory # 22072

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Book Description The Book Club of California., San Francisco, 1983. Dust Jacket Condition: y. Bewick, Thomas (illustrator). 4to. 58,(4)pp. Frontis. and 8 illustrations. Edition ltd. to 518 numbered copies. Brown boards, white paper spine label. Plain d.j. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 6057

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John W. Borden and Janet S. Krueger.
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Book Description Book Club of California, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 175. LIMITED EDITION of 518 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press who took the new impressions of the original Bewick block, set in Monotype Bulmer by Mackenzie-Harris and lithographed by the Cloister Press, binding by the Schuberth Bookbindery. 4to. 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. 58, [4] pp. Frontispiece portrait of Bewick, title page and text printed in black and red inks, Foreword by John Borden and Janet Krueger, an original leaf from the first edition of The Fables of Aesop (pages 179-180 with a woodcut from "The Frogs and the Fighting Bulls") tipped-in AND 1 6-page excerpt "The Preface Dedicatory" from the original publication - leaves A2 -A4, pages (iii-viii) bound-in with Bewick's signature in facsimile, a new impression from Bewick's original wood engraving for The Boys and the Frogs, an essay entitled "A Man Inspired" by John W. Borden, another essay entitled "Illustrator of Fables" by Janet S. Krueger, numerous Bewick vignettes throughout the text; text clean, un-marked. Brown paper over boards, printed paper spine label, plain white dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with light soiling and shelf wear. Fine in Very Good jacket. This is the Club's sixteenth leaf book; it is exceptional in that one of the leaves is a new impression from an original wood engraving printed especially for this publication, and, in addition, this copy also has the dedicatory preface leaves bound in. REFERENCES: De Hamel and Silver, Disbound and Dispersed, No. 179; Harlan, The Two Hundredth Book, No. 175. Bookseller Inventory # GG217-005

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Published by San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1983. (1983)
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Book Description San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1983., 1983. Quarto. Boards, paper spine label. Portrait. Fine in light worn plain shipping wrapper. Prospectus laid in. First edition. One of 500 ordinary copies, from a total of 518 copies printed by Jack Stauffacher at the Greenwood Press. With a tipped-in leaf (with woodcut) from the 1818 FABLES, and with a tipped-in restrike of another woodcut from the original block. Bookseller Inventory # WRCLIT 76849

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Aesop and John W. Borden and Janet S. Krueger
Published by The Book Club of California, San Fancisco, California (1983)
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Book Description The Book Club of California, San Fancisco, California, 1983. Paper Covered Boards. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First American Edition. 1 of 518 copies in Limited Edition; with an original leaf from the first edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and a new impression from one of Bewick's original wood engravings; title, publisher and date neatly penned on spine of plain paper dust jacket; with a fine Prospectus. Hard Cover. Bookseller Inventory # 000434

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