FABLES. NORTHCOTE, James. ~ One Hundred Fables, original and selected by James Northcote, R.A. Together with: Fables, original and selected Second Series with A Memoir of the Author.
560 wood engravings by William Harvey and James Northcote, printed by John Johnson of the Apollo Press. Large paper copy. Pp. , iv, 272. 8vo., bound by Bumpus in half blue morocco, marbled paper covered sides, spine in compartments decorated in gilt, top edges gilt. A very handsome set, with one small chip at bottom of spine of vol I, occasional light spotting but in general an very bright copy with unusually large margins.
Northcote had died in 1831, leaving the means to publish his second series of fables. The wood engravings are very detailed and rather well executed.