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Select Fables of Esop and other Fabulists. In Three Books.

Birmingham: John Baskerville for R. and J. Dodsley, 1761


Acquired in 1922 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

Birmingham, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 103; ESTC T084696; Gaskell, Baskerville, 14

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous etching and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books