HOWITT, Samuel

HOWITT, Samuel. A New Work of Animals, Principally Designed From the Fables of Aesop, Gay, and Phaedrus: Containing Fifty-Six Plates, Drawn from the Life and Etched by Samuel Howitt

London, Edward Orme, 1811.

£700

FIRST EDITION. 4to, frontispiece, list of plates and 56 engraved plates with tissue guards. Bound in half straight-grain maroon morocco and green buckram over boards, gilt spine with title (“Deverson, binder Cant,” blind-stamped on top outer corner of left endpaper. Generally clean and crisp, just a little lightly yellowed, occasionally, and some very minor marginal spotting. Negligibly rubbed on covers. An excellent volume.

Schwerdt I, p. 252.