1737 1st ed Greek & Italian Aesop Fables Mythology CLASSIC Folklore Venice Ricci

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“A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.”

― Aesop, Aesop’s Fables

 

Aesop’s fables have been printed for centuries and include some of the most famous fables and tales of all time. Originating sometime in the 6th– to 7th-century BC, these tales have appeared in popular culture for well over 2000 years in the form of books, plays, songs, and visual media.

 

This rare 1737 printing was the first Italian edition of Aesop’s Fables published in Venice. Translated into Italian by Angelo Maria Ricci, this work features the original Greek text of the fables as well.

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1737 1st ed Greek & Italian Aesop Fables Mythology CLASSIC Folklore Venice Ricci

 

“A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.”

― Aesop, Aesop’s Fables

 

Aesop’s fables have been printed for centuries and include some of the most famous fables and tales of all time. Originating sometime in the 6th– to 7th-century BC, these tales have appeared in popular culture for well over 2000 years in the form of books, plays, songs, and visual media.

 

This rare 1737 printing was the first Italian edition of Aesop’s Fables published in Venice. Translated into Italian by Angelo Maria Ricci, this work features the original Greek text of the fables as well.

 

Item number: #2072

Price: $499

 

AESOP

 

Aisōpou mythoi = Æsopi fabulæ = Le favole d’Esopo : volgarizzate in rime anacreontiche tascane, con alcune operette del medesimo, utili per lo studio della lingua greca

 

Venezia : Domenico Tabacco, 1737. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [xxiii], [1], 444
  • Language: Italian / Greek
  • Binding: Vellum; secure
  • Size: ~6in X 3.5in (15cm x 9cm)

 

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2072

Category

Authors

Aesop

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Greek

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete