The Big Book of Fables... Illustrated by Charles Robinson.

The Big Book of Fables... Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
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London: Blackie and New York and Boston: Caldwell, 1912. 4to, xxi, (3), 1-294 pp. Title printed in red and black, frontispiece and 27 color plates, 100 black and white full page and text illustrations. Original red cloth, upper cover and backstrip stamped in gilt, gilt top, backstrip faded, small bookplate, very good. First edition regular issue. An enchanting collection of fables illustrated by Charles Robinson, brother of W. Heath Robinson. Houfe (p. 435) notes: “His style was very decorative, flowing and imaginative scenes were surrounded by elaborate borders... his colouring and fantasy are often highly original”. (Item Id: 110621)

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