Aesop’s Fables retold by Blanche Winder (Ward Lock, circa 1930) illustrated by Harry Rountree

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Aesop's Fables | retold by Blanche Winder | Ward Lock, circa 1930 | illustrated by Harry Rountree

 

Aesop’s Fables

retold by Blanche Winder
Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, [No Date] circa 1930

A volume in the 48 colour plate (incl. endpapers) ‘Prince Charming’ series. Other titles in the series include ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Hans Andersen’s Fairy Stories’, ‘Robin Hood’, ‘The Water-Babies’, and ‘Tales from Shakespeare’.

Nicely illustrated by Harry Rountree, this edition originally published 1924 in a pale green cloth. This copy undated and likely an early reprint from around 1930 or so.

Aesop's Fables | retold by Blanche Winder | Ward Lock, circa 1930 | illustrated by Harry Rountree

Hardback – publisher’s cloth with titles and decoration in black to spine and front, colour onlay plate to front board, pictorial endpapers. 340pp including colour plates, [4]pp publisher’s catalogue. 8.5 x 6.25 inches approx. (214mm x 160mm).

Covers worn and rubbed, especially spine ends; scratch to onlay plate. Pages a little age tanned, occasional foxing and dusty/grubby mark, but generally clean; spotting and dustiness to edges of page-block.

Nonetheless, a reasonably nice copy – uncommon.

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