J.C. Kolb:Mithoy Aisopichoi. 50 Esopische fablen, Augsburg, 1717

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J.C. Kolb:Mithoy Aisopichoi. 50 Esopische fablen, Augsburg, 1717

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Mithoy Aisopichoi. 50 Esopische fablen. [Copper engraved illustration of 50 Aesopian tales]

Augsburg, 1717.

  1. C. Kolb. 48 numbered copper-engraved images (instead of 50: 19 and 39 missing) .

The sure-handed engraver arranged the subjects in circles 13 inches in diameter, telling the essence of the tale in a typical image. Below it is the title, a short Latin text, and a four-line German verse. In the upper corners, a concise slogan related to the tale is a few words in Italian. The sheets have been supplemented and replaced in places. <br> Modern hardboard in half-leather binding, the original spine glued on. Rare series with beautiful engravings.

18 × 29 cm