Fantastic Fables. Ambrose Bierce.
Fantastic Fables.
Fantastic Fables.
(Bierce, Ambrose)

Fantastic Fables.

NY: G. P. Putnam's, 1899. First edition, first issue. A collection of 243 "updates" to many classic fables, including a section titled "Aesopus Emendatus." Inscribed in pencil by Bierce to Dr. J. W. Robertson, noted bibliographer of Edgar Allan Poe, in the year of publication. Robertson was a prominent physician in Livermore, California, whose daughter married Edwin Grabhorn, co-founder of the Grabhorn Press. This copy is from the collection of Edwin and Irma Grabhorn. Spine uniformly darkened, a bit of foxing to front board, else very good in publisher's decorated tan-yellow cloth. Item #20049

(BAL 1120).

Price: $1,350.00

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