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    Limited Edition of Æsop's Fables
    with Fifty Illustrations by Alexander Calder

    Alexander Calder, illustrator. Fables of Æsop. According to Sir Robert L'Estrange. Paris: Harrison of Paris & New York: Minton, Balch and Company, [1931]. Limited edition of 595 copies on Auvergne hand-made paper, of which this copy is number "210". Illustrated with fifty drawings by Alexander Calder. Unopened pages. Original illustrated "Paper Knife for Fables of Aesop" laid in. Publisher's binding in light blue paper dust jacket with a line illustration and titles in darker blue on the front panel. Chemised in the original red paper slipcase with paper title label affixed to the cover. The bookplate of Richard Manney, "Ex Libris RM" to inside of chemise. All of which in turn is housed in a custom made red cloth chemise by M. J. Adjarian of Nevada City, California and a red pebbled leather slipcase with five raised bands and gilt lettered titles on its spine. Foxing to dust jacket. Original chemise and slipcase rubbed and scratched. Custom leather slipcase spine and front panel color faded. Near fine book in very good housings. From the collection of Donald Carter.

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