Argosy of Fables
Author: Frederic Taber Cooper
Illustrator: Paul Bransom
COOPER, Frederic Taber. An Argosy of Fables. A Representative Selection from the Fable Literature of Every Age and Land. Selected and Edited by Frederic Taber Cooper. With Illustrations in Color by Paul Bransom. NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers [ca. 1921]. 4to, xxii 485pp. Blue cloth stamped in yellow and orange. B&w pictorial endpapers; 24 full-color plates. A bright clean copy with slight rubbing around board edges, discoloration to rear board, slight warping to front board, and slight browning to edges of pages.
First Edition. A collection of famous fables from around the world, including the works of Aesop, Phaedrus, LaFontaine, Alexander Pope and a variety of other authors from the Western and Eastern cannons. All captured in beautiful illustrations by Paul Bransom.