First edition of this collection of moral poems and prose, with numerous woodcuts.
THE BOOK OF FABLES, IN PROSE AND VERSE
"Those who to Truth's strict laws adhere, / Will ever be esteemed most dear."
This assemblage of fables is part of the fourth series of REDFIELD'S TOY BOOKS, the largest and most expensive series – each title cost a whopping six cents.
New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [circa 1856]. 6.25'' x 4''. Original green pictorial wrapper, saddle-stitched. Numerous woodcuts throughout. 24 pages, ads to rear wrapper. Wrapper with a bit of edgewear, a touch of soil. Leaves with scattered mild soil. A solid copy.
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