Aesop's fables with his life : in English, French & Latin / the English by Tho. Philipott Esq. ; the French and Latin by Rob. Codrington ... ; illustrated with one hundred and twelve sculptures by Francis Barlow.

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PML 64797
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Aesop's fables. Polyglot.
London : Printed by William Godbid for Francis Barlow, and are to be sold by Ann Seile ... and Edward Powell ..., 1666.
[6], 40, 31, 17, 2-221, [2] p. (last p. blank), [2] leaves of plates : ill. (etchings) : 30 cm (F⁰)
Gift of Ruth J. Heffelfinger, 1974.

Includes 110 fables in French and Latin prose and English verse, the latter engraved below the illustrations.
1st ed.
Small-paper issue.
Added engraved t.p. dated 1665.
Signatures: [pi]1 b² ¹B-L² ²B-I² ³B-Z² (Q missigned as R 1,2) Aa-Zz² Aaa-Ppp² (3F2 missigned 3H2).
Quire B and pages C1v and C2r are in a different setting from the large-paper issue: the "B" of signature B2r is under the second "r" of "Overseer", the hyphen at the end of line 1 of C1v is sloped, and the first word of line 2 of C2r is "that."
Ordinary paper issue on foolscap paper.

Marbled calf, red spine lables.