Gooden - [Aesop - Fables.]

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Aesop's Fables. Translated by Sir Roger l'Estrange, Kt. With plates & decorations by Stephen Gooden. Crown 4to, pp.313, colophon [Inserted plates], London: George Harrap & Co., 1936.

Number 511 of 525 (533) copies printed at Cambridge University Press on hand-made paper, signed by the illustrator. 200 7-line initials and 12 full-page copper engravings by Stephen Gooden. Stiff vellum decorated with gilt rules, gilt grapes and a fox stamped in gold on the front, pink mottled endpapers with matching slipcase, tog edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy.

With an alternative circular engraving of the Cat & the the Cockerel by Stephen Gooden loosely inserted.

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