Title The Fables of Aesop [limited ed. in slipcase]
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher London Hodder & Stoughton 1909
Illustrator Edward J. Detmold
Inscription Signed by Illustrator
Seller ID Books010102
Cream cloth with gilt; top edge gilded, others untrimmed. Light handling to cloth, and foxing to spine. Interior clean and free of inscriptions; tanning to free endpapers. Number 481 of 750 issued, signed by Detmold. 25 gorgeous plates. The original slipcase is sturdy and complete without splitting: long ago covered in patterned book-covering paper (similar to thin wallpaper) that appears to be stuck to the slipcase only along fore-edges.