Aesop's Fables. Stephen Gooden.
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables

Gooden's Aesop, one of 12 sets of Proofs

Aesop's Fables.

London: Published by George Harrap, 1935 - 1936.

Gooden, Stephen. One of 12 sets of proofs pulled before the copper plates were steel-faced, each plate being in the final state, and each signed by Gooden at lower right corner. A suite of proofs of the 12 engravings by Stephen Gooden for this book. 1 vols. All plates measure 6-3/8 x 4-11/16 in., except for the engraved title-page (9-7/8 x 7-1/2 in.) and final tail-piece (7-3/16 x 4-3/4 inches). Gooden's Aesop, one of 12 sets of Proofs. Mint set, in cloth portfolio, with tissue guards. Campbell Dodgson, 104-115. Item #236767

A rare and desirable suite of plates for what is widely considered Gooden's magnum opus, his Aesop's Fables, published by Harrap in 1936 in a limited edition of only 533 copies.

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