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This is an original antique print of the Fable of "the Man and the Lion" (One story is good, till another is told ) from a French edition of the Fables of Aesop, by Francis Barlow, engraved after Barlow (1687), published in 1802 by Tardieu. Fables of Aesop or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop (620-560 BC), a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece. This antique copper engraving was printed in 1802 and is in fine condition. The overall size is 8 x 5 inch. The image size is 5 x 3 inch.
  • This is an original antique print of the Fable of "the Man and the Lion" (One story is good, till another is told ) from a French edition of the Fables of Aesop, by Francis Barlow, engraved after Barlow (1687), published in 1802 by Tardieu. Fables of Aesop or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop (620-560 BC), a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece. This antique copper engraving was printed in 1802 and is in fine condition.
  • The overall size is 8 x 5 inch.
  • The image size is 5 x 3 inch.
  • 1802.

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