Philadelphia: T. Dobson, 1789.
The Ninth Edition, Corrected and Amended. Text in English and Latin. 161, pp. Errors in pagination, as issued. Lacks terminal ad leaf. 12mo. Contemporary calf, some losses to spine, lacks endpapers. Foxing Evans 21631; ESTC W6771. Item #365792
The first America edition of Aesop was Samuel Croxall's translation published in Philadelphia by Aitken in 1777; the first American editions of Robert Dodsley's translation and that of Robert Burton were published the same year by Robert Bell of Philadelphia. The first American edition of this translation by Clarke was first published in Boston in 1787, with the present 1789 edition being the first Philadelphia edition of that translation.
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