Langhorne, John: The fables of flora. By Dr. Langhorne. Langhorne, John: The fables of flora. By Dr. Langhorne. Langhorne, John: The fables of flora. By Dr. Langhorne.
Langhorne, John
The fables of flora. By Dr. Langhorne.
London, printed by T. Rickaby, for E. and S. Harding, 1794, pp. 73, wood-engraved text-illustrations (11 fables are each headed by illustrations signed by Stothard and the publisher and ending with bouquets of flowers), small 8vo (105 x 178 mm), gilt edges, gilt-ruled dark morocco with inside dentelles and marbled endpapers. Scattered light stains/thumbing. Nice copy of this rare work.
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The charming illustrations are drawn by Thomas Stothard (1755-1834), who provided fine illustrations for various eighteenth-century novelists, Shakespeare, Milton, others (Hunt).
* Hunt 731.