The Fable of the Sick Lion: a Fifteenth-Century Blockbook

Author: Field, Richard S. (catalogue preparer)
Price: $15.00
Publisher Location: Middletown, Conn.
Publisher: Davison Art Center
Year Published: 1974
Book Condition: Very Good
Binding: Original Wraps
Edition: First Edition
Very clean inside and out, with pages bent at one corner. No prior owner marks. A very interesting study of the sick lion fable, its early versions and printing history, and its place in literature. A graph comparing early copies, and one photo of a frieze of the sick lion from the Basel Munster, ciirca 1190.
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