Known Fables illustrated by Antonio Frasconi.

Known Fables illustrated by Antonio Frasconi.
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New York: Spiral Press, 1964. Small 8vo, [32] leaves. With 12 mostly full-page original woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi. Printed in red and black. Original marbled boards with front label, in transparent dust-jacket. Untrimmed, top margin unopened. Black endpapers, twice interleaved with red china paper. #337 of 500 copies on Goyu paper, signed by the artist. The text is from the 1820 edition illustrated by Bewick. Antonio Frasconi (b. 1919 in Buenos Aires) grew up in Montevideo. He moved to New York in 1945. By the 1950s he had become widely recognized as a leading graphic artist, especially in woodblock printing and book illustrations. (Item Id: 110769)

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