The Fables Of James Northcote, R.a., Etc..

NORTHCOTE, JAMES..

Bound in original blue cloth with blind stamping and decorated, gilt. All edges gilt. Blank printed presentation page with filled in ink inscription, 1857. Extremities slightly worn but otherwise a very fine copy

£250.00

Publisher

Dean and Son, Threadneedle-Street.,

Place

London

Date

1854

Synopsis

Re-edited by miss corner, and the illustrations embellished by alfred crowquill.

Item Description

8vo. 6 x 8.25 inches. vii + [8]-109 pp + [3], including [2] pp. publisher's advertisements.

Illustrations

Illustrated by portrait frontispiece and by engravings, vignettes and initials in text.

Notes

James Northcote, R.A. (1746-1831) spent a five year apprenticeship with Sir Joshua Reynolds from 1771. His 'One Hundred Fables' was a late literary project, first published in 1828 and illustrated with his own woodcuts. Alfred Crowquill was a pseudonym used by Alfred Henry Forrester (1804-72), illustrator and writer.

[Stock No. 21708]

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