Three Hundred Aesop’s Fables (1904)

Author: George Fyler Townsend (Translator)

Book ID: 68484

Price: 195.00

Three Hundred Aesop’s Fables. Literally Translated From the Greek. Fully Illustrated by Harrison Weir. London: Routledge, 1904. Pp xxxi, 224. Publisher’s green cloth boards, designed by Jessie M. King. A fine bright copy.

Profusely illustrated throughout with drawings by Harrison Weir, including a coloured frontispiece plate.

Aesop’s Fables or the Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC.

The main characters in these stories are animals, and each story demonstrates a moral lesson.

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