Reynard the Fox
Boston: Dana Estes & Co., 1901. First Edition. Original cloth. 8vo. xi, 186pp. Illustrated throughout by Jo Mora with 24 full-page drawings (including frontispiece) in monotone and black & white in-text vignettes and head & tale-pieces. Original yellow-tan cloth with orange fox decoration to spine and front board; orange baby fox on lower rear board; black lettering. A very good copy (darkening to boards; some wear to extremities; 2 previous owner names; small tape residue inside covers; front hinge lightly cracked). Item #15191
A burlesque poem from the Low-German original of the fifteenth century, here illustrated with Mora's signature well-appointed and delightful animals. (Grandeau & Shorts Books A2).