London, Macmillan and Co.: 1895
C8vo (7¼“ x 5¼”). pp. xxxi; 260 + 4 pp. publisher’s advts. Signed Albert Angus Turbayne Art Nouveau publisher’s binding in smooth green cloth with titles surrounded by a swirling briar rose containing fox, rooster and hens; lion king and fox head with titles on spine, a.e.g.
Includes b/w full page frontis. with tissue guard and vignette illustrations throughout the text by W. Frank Calderon.
"Reynard the Fox shares with Aesop’s fables the distinction of being folk-lore raised into literature. It is a series of short stories of adventure forming a romance”. First pu... View More...