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 127666
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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, [1], 17, 2-221, [3] p. (last p. blank), [2] leaves of plates : ill. (etchings) : 36 cm (F⁰)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor in memory of her daughter, Barbara Foster Vietor, 1956-1966, 1994.

1st ed.
Added engraved t.p. dated 1665.
Includes 110 fables in French and Latin prose and English verse, the latter engraved below the illustrations.
Large-paper issue.
PML copy: the first two fables accompanied by parallel English text in cont. manuscript.
Quire B and pages C1v and C2r are in a different setting from small-paper version: the "B" of signature B2r is under "of", the hyphen at the end of line 1 of C1v is straight, and the first word of line 2 of C2r is "tbat" [sic].
Signatures: [pi]1 b² B-L² B-I² B-R² (Q² signed R²) R-3P² (3F2 signed 3H2).

Brown morocco by Rivière & Son; in PML case.