The Birds and The Frogs

By: Aristophanes

Price: $30.00

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Publisher's full dark green leather, decorated with 22kt gilt, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in three compartments, gilt tooling (Frogs and Birds) in remainder, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, a.e.g., green moire silk endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, with concealed muslin joints. The Birds has two-tone illustrations by Marian Parry and an introduction by Dudley Fitts. The Frogs is introduced by Gilbert Seldes and has wood-engravings by John Austen. . The volume is in almost perfect condition, the silk endpapers are lightly sunned, otherwise unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. FINE. . The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Two-tone illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 52; xiii, 62 pp

Title: The Birds and The Frogs

Author Name: Aristophanes

Illustrator: Illustrated by Marian Parry and John Austen

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Theatre & Performing Arts, Illustrated Books, Fine Bindings,

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1979

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 23856

Keywords: Illustrated Books Leather 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Drama Theater Plays