THE MEDICI AESOP. Spencer MS 50. From the Spencer Collection of the New York Public Library.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Date Published: (1989)
Edition: First edition
Condition: Fine in fine jacket
Book Id: 21754
175 pp., profusely illustrated, quarto, original blue cloth.
All 151 pages of the 15th century illuminated manuscript are reproduced in full-color with English translation printed alongside. The superb manuscript, created for a member of the Medici family of Florence was purchased by the New York Public Library at auction in 1946.
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- By This Author: Aesop. Introduction by Everett Fahy. Fables translated from the Greek by Bernard McTigue.
- By This Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.