New York: Oxford University Press, 1966. First edition. Cloth. A Fine bright copy in a Fine Dust Jacket. No former owner's markings. Tall Octavo. (6 x 10.5 inches). Teal cloth stamped with decorative lettering. xiii, 209 (1),pp., illustrated.
From classical scholar and translator of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Professor Rees (1925-2009) here retells 187 select fables in lively contemporary verse, made all the more alluring with the whimsical wood-engravings which J.J. Grandville produced for the 1838 edition of Fontaine's Fables. Fine in Fine DJ. Item #7273