Fifty-one original fables with morals and ethical index by J. Birch

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Statementwritten by [Jonathan Birch] Embellished with eighty-five original designs by R. Cruikshank: engraved on wood by Slader, D. Dodd, S. Williams, Bonner, and others. Also a translation of Plutarch"s Banquet of the seven sages, revised for this work.
ContributionsCruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856, ill., Plutarch.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.2.B57 Fi
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Pagination2 p. L., 251 p. incl. illus., plates.
Number of Pages251
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Open LibraryOL22880153M
LC Control Number44034791

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• First edition and with a Cruikshank autograph note including a small sketch mounted to front fly-leaf. “Will you please to send more fables?” Cruikshank provided designs for 85 wood engravings, executed by Slader, D. Dodd, S. Williams, Bonner, and fable opens with one plate and many close with a vignette, the in-text vignettes offering.The library was already closing, so I didn't have time to count all the entries.

But there were pages with fifty or fifty-one names on each page. The author notes that there are some who died whose names are not and will never be recorded. But he seems to have used existing records at the National Archives and at state archives.

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