The Medici Aesop From the Spencer Collection of the New York Public Library by Aesop

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Book details

ContributionsBernard McTigue (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7997727M
ISBN 100810915421
ISBN 109780810915428

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The famous fables from Antiquity with animal and human protagonists Brand: Patrimonio Ediciones. The title of the book would seem indicate the focus of the book is HOW the Medici came to power and HOW The writing is well done and the subject matter, the Medici, SHOULD be interesting.

But the author seems to focus on the more trivial details of this family's life and times/5. This is an inexpensive edition of Aesop's Fables, but it is not "unabridged" or "complete". This book contains only 92 of Aesop's fables. Most other editions have more than 2. Each fable takes up less than a page.

About half of them are one paragraph. /5(K). The codex in the New York Public Library (Spencer 50) is unquestionably the most strikingly attractive and lavishly illustrated version of Aesop’s Fables to emerge from the Italian Renaissance. It was created during the latter part of the quattrocento period in Florence, at that time under the rule of Lorenzo de’Medici (), who appears to have personally commissioned this work.&#.

The Medici Aesop  Aesop; McTigue, Bernard (The New York Public Library. NY, ) This book was published in a hardbound version by Harry N. Abrams in The lovely illustrations remain as precisely rendered here as there.

A good introduction gives a concise history of Aesop, the text of the fables, and the illustrations. This hand. The Medici Aesop: From The Spencer Collection Of The New York Public Library. Book by Aesop, McTigue, Bernard, Everett Fahy Hardcover: pages Free Ebooks The Medici Aesop: From The Spencer Collection Of The New York Public Library Created Date.

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