ONE OF ONLY 50 COPIES WITH AN
ORIGINAL CALDER DRAWING
Fables of Aesop, according to Sir Roger L'Estrange
"In the summer of 1931,
[Calder] produced some of his finest graphic work and a masterpiece of
American book illustration, the Fables of Aesop for Harrison of Paris"
(James Johnson Sweeney, Alexander Calder).
FIRST EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 50
COPIES with an ORIGINAL SIGNED DRAWING by CALDER.
Designed by Monroe Wheeler and
elegantly printed on Guarro's Spanish pure rag paper with 52 line-block
reproductions after pen-and-ink drawings by Calder, the Calder Aesop
is one of the most celebrated illustrated books of the twentieth
century. The original signed Calder drawing is tipped-in (as issued).
Paris: Harrison of Paris, 1931.
Quarto (10 3/16 x 7 7/8 inches), original paper-covered boards, original
glassine wrapper housed in original chemise, in the original slipcase.
With original printed paper-knife laid in. Exceedingly scare. A FINE