Caxton's Aesop; Edited with an Introduction and Notes by R.T. Lenaghan. Caxton, R. T. Lenaghan.

Caxton's Aesop; Edited with an Introduction and Notes by R.T. Lenaghan

Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1967. First edition. Cloth. A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. No markings. Octavo. Clay cloth with black illustration to front board and lettered spine. 264 pp, illustrated with woodcut facsimilies.
Includes introduction, notes on the text and woodcuts, two appendicies.

A fine scholarly work on the history of Caxton, as printer and background of his Aesop's fables in the Middle ages. 65 woodcuts in the book are from the Augsburg edition of Steinhöwel's Esopus (1477-78), 5 wodcuts from Caxton's Aesop are included in the appendix. Fine in Fine DJ. Item #7272

Price: $45.00

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