Translated out of Frensshe in to Englisshe by: William Caxton with engravings on wood by Agnes Miller Parker. Number 49 of 225 (250) copies hand-set in Bembo type and printed on Barcham Green hand-made paper. 12 X 8.75 ins. (8)146 (2) pp. Full bound in Welsh natural sheepskin tanned locally. Spine titling blocked in black. Edges untrimmed. Signed on paste-down of lower cover GREGYNOG PRESS BINDERY. Title page and 36 wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker and numerous wood engraved pictorial initials by William McCance. "The illuistration of Esope was the first full flowering of her (Agnes Miller Parker) work and these astonishing examples of the wood engraver's art have evoked worldwide admiration" ("Agnes Miller Parker Wood Engravings: The Story of a Remarkable Book" by Ian Ropgerson, Gwasg Gregynog, 1996) Bookplate of Ellen Evans on front paste-down. A near fine + copy of the most decorated of Gregynog titles with the very delicate Welsh sheepskin covers in remarkably good condition. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Fables of Esope.
Editorial: Newtown: Gregynog Press
Año de publicación: 1931
Descripción Newtown: The Gregynog Press, 1932. Small folio, (4) pp. 3 wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker, some light browning and mild creasing. Nº de ref. de la librería 29147