(DETMOLD,EDWARD)illus. THE FABLES OF AESOP. London: Hodder & Stoughton 1909. Thick folio (10 1/4 X 12 1/2"), white gilt pictorial cloth, spine toned, a few marks on rear cover, one corner crease, top edge gilt, bookplate of Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, VG+. LIMITED TO 750 NUMBERED LARGE PAPER COPIES, THIS DOES NOT HAVE THE LIMITATION PAGE WHICH HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR SIGNED BY DETMOLD. The original watercolor is executed on parchment 5 1/2 x 7 1/2" and is signed. A delightful baby chick is seated on a lily pad, looking at a yellow tulip. Featuring 25 of the most magnificent tipped-in color plates, printed on high quality paper. This is a special copy of a beautifully produced and illustrated book. This limited edition has 2 EXTRA COLOR PLATES NOT FOUND IN THE TRADE EDITION.