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Aesop's Fables - Illustrated

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The tales attributed to Aesop, a slave and storyteller in ancient Greece around 620–564 BCE, were originally passed down orally and first transcribed centuries after his death. Many of these fables feature animals as the main characters, imparting morals and lessons that have become integral to our cultural and personal belief systems. Timeless stories such as “The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs,” “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing,” and “The Hare and the Tortoise” are included in this collection. This elegant leather-bound volume contains 487 fables, accompanied by over 100 illustrations by renowned artists Arthur Rackham and Walter Crane. "Aesop’s Fables" is one of the world's most famous collections of stories, influencing countless literary works. A scholarly introduction delves into Aesop’s life and the oral tradition, offering readers deeper insight into the world of this humble storyteller whose legacy continues to resonate today.

  • Pages: 432 pp.
  • Size: 6.25 x 9.25
  • Format: Genuine leather