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Aesop's Fables

£19.99

Product description

Black cloth boards with dust jacket. Book well hinged & bound & illustrated throughout by the author with b&w drawings to compliment the text. Jacket has shelf wear marks but otherwise good. A collection of 200 of Aesop's fables chosen and translated from the thousand that exist, including some of the best known and less familiar.;Fables are a potent force in our society and have been ever since cave dwellers first drew animals on their walls as narratives. They are used by orators and politicians, entertainers and preachers, adults and children the world over using such phrases as "sour grapes", "cry wolf" and "out of the frying pan into the fire". In this book the illustrations combine with the verse to bring new life to an ageless entertainment. The author also wrote a book of poems, "Possible Laughter" and the artist illustrated "The Giant Sandwich", "The Runaway Roller Skate" and "The Nonsense Verse Of Edward Lear".

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
J V Lord
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25x18x2 cm
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224025872
ISBN-13:
9780224025874
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Cape

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Black cloth boards with dust jacket. Book well hinged & bound & illustrated throughout by the author with b&w drawings to compliment the text. Jacket has shelf wear marks but otherwise good. A collection of 200 of Aesop's fables chosen and translated from the thousand that exist, including some of the best known and less familiar.;Fables are a potent force in our society and have been ever since cave dwellers first drew animals on their walls as narratives. They are used by orators and politicians, entertainers and preachers, adults and children the world over using such phrases as "sour grapes", "cry wolf" and "out of the frying pan into the fire". In this book the illustrations combine with the verse to bring new life to an ageless entertainment. The author also wrote a book of poems, "Possible Laughter" and the artist illustrated "The Giant Sandwich", "The Runaway Roller Skate" and "The Nonsense Verse Of Edward Lear".

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
J V Lord
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25x18x2 cm
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224025872
ISBN-13:
9780224025874
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Cape

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