The Frogs Who Wished A King      Aesop's, versified by Clara Doty Bates                     

The Frogs Who Wished A King

classic tale from Aesop's fables newly illustrated by Chad Pastotnik with five intaglio engravings printed in raw umber. Composed in Garamond types and printed on mouldmade Hahnemuhle Biblio paper. The book is quarter bound with an Asahi cloth on the spine and Cockerell marbled paper over boards . 22 pages, 7 1/4 x 7 1/2", edition of 55 books, numbered and signed.

Clara (1838-1895) was an editor of the Detroit Tribune and author of several childrens books. In addition she was also responsible for creating a model library for children at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.


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