AESOPI PHRYGIS FABULAE, (Aesop's Fables.) elegan tissimis eiconibus veras animaliu species ad viuu adumbrantes. Gabriae Graeci fabellae XXXXIIII. Batrachomyomachia Homeri, hoc est, Ranarum & murium pugna. Galeomyomachia, hoc est, Felium & murium pugna, Tragoedia Graeca. Haec omnia cum Latina interpretatione. Nunc primùm accesserunt Auieni antiqui autoris fabulae nusquam antehac editae. Aesop.

AESOPI PHRYGIS FABULAE, (Aesop's Fables.) elegan tissimis eiconibus veras animaliu species ad viuu adumbrantes. Gabriae Graeci fabellae XXXXIIII. Batrachomyomachia Homeri, hoc est, Ranarum & murium pugna. Galeomyomachia, hoc est, Felium & murium pugna, Tragoedia Graeca. Haec omnia cum Latina interpretatione. Nunc primùm accesserunt Auieni antiqui autoris fabulae nusquam antehac editae

Lyons: Jean de Tournes, 1570. leather_bound. 410 pages & [6 page index]. 16 mo, Most in double columns text of Greek and Latin, De Tournes's woodcut device on title, 61 woodcut illustrations within text, most attributed to Bernard Salomon. Some ink marginalia, and underlining, some margins conserved, some with paper loss but text visible, worm hole final leaf (Index), title page with faded early inscription at right margin. Cover soiling. BRUNET Vol. I, p.85. MORTIMER FRENCH 7. ..."but this 1570 edition is more interesting (than the earlier 1551) from the point of view of illustration." Contemporary vellum rebacked. Very good. Item #21439

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