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.



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.