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120
Kidgell, John
ORIGINAL FABLES. LONDON: JAMES ROBSON, 1763
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
120
Kidgell, John
ORIGINAL FABLES. LONDON: JAMES ROBSON, 1763
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Kidgell, John
ORIGINAL FABLES. LONDON: JAMES ROBSON, 1763
2 volumes, 12mo (157 x 96mm.), with engraved title-pages in English and French (2 in each volume) and numerous engraved illustrations, pp. 262-267 incorrectly numbered, contemporary calf, collector's brown morocco-backed marbled box, browning, boards soiled with abrasions, bumped (2)
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Literature

Lowndes 1269, Osborne p.568

Catalogue Note

"Adorned with copper plates very proper for to colour"

ONE OF THE EARLIEST COLOURING BOOKS FOR CHILDREN. The fables appear in both French and English (with the English on the verso and the French on the recto of each leaf), each accompanied by an outline illustration.

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