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1 Apuleius. Thomas Taylor The Fable of Cupid and Psyche, Translated from the Latin of Apuleius: To Which are Added, A Poetical Paraphrase on the Speech of Diotima, in the Banquet of Plate; Four Hymns, &c. &c. With an Introduction, In Which the Meaning of the Fable is Unfolded.
London Printed for the Author, and Sold by Leigh and Sotheby 1795 First Edition Thus Quarter Moroccco Very Good 
8vo. xvii, 152 pp. Quite a scarce version in book form, with no institutional copies found on Worldcat in the U.S. Brown morocco of spine is fairly heavily scuffed, cracked and rubbed. New endpapers. Text pages, of a nice rag content, have expected toning, and a few leaves have edge staining and finger smudging. Overall the leaves are handsome and clean. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 Florian. Edited by Andre Theuriet. Illustrated by A. Vimar. Second volume by Berquin. Introduction by M. L. Tarsot. Illustrated by H. Gerbault Les Fables de Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian, bound with L'Ami des Enfants [Two volumes bound in one]
Paris Henri Laurens Cloth Very Good 
4to. vii, 137, iv, 171 pp., with many illustrations in both works, some color chromotypographic. The lesser known of the two works is a play by Berquin. The Bookplate of Rodman Wanamaker in the second volume. Clean, with age toned pages. Buckram cloth binding has light wear. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 John Gay. Woodcuts by Thomas Bewick The Fables of Mr. John Gay. Complete in Two Parts.
London Thomas Wilson and Son 1811 Cloth Very Good 
8vo. 252 pp. The pages are heavily toned. Modern cloth binding. Still a nice copy of Bewick's immortal vignettes. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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