TITLE: The Fables of Aesop, With a Life of the Author.
PUBLISHER: London: John Stockdale, 1793.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST STOCKDALE EDITION. 2 vols., quarto, 10-7/8" x 7-1/8", illustrated with 112 engraved plates, bound in full brown diced calf, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered red morocco spine labels, covers ruled and paneled in gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, contemporary bookbinders ticket of "Geo. Malton 27 Temple-Barr Dublin".
CONDITION: Internally clean and bright with minor offsetting, neatly rebacked retaining the original spines, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, overall VERY GOOD.