Christopher Ebdon's Book May 27th 1758 Aged 13.

Author
Ebdon, Christopher [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[England : s.n., 1758]
Description
[24] leaves : ill. ; 39 cm.

Details

Ill
Former owner
Notes
  • Twenty three etchings and drypoint, of which 17 are numbered, by Ebdon on paper by Whatman senior reproducing illustrations either from Aesop or La Fontaine.
  • Ebdon was a pupil of James Paine and exhibited at the Society of Artists from 1767 to 1783. He was employed as a draughtsman by Sir John Soane and eventually became an architect, designing the Free- Mason's Lodge, Durham in 1810.
  • Signature of Joseph Crawhall Esq. Newcastle on Tyne II.V.LIII at head of title.
Binding note
orig mrbld bds, rebacked in calf.
Contents
  • Crow and the Fox
  • Lyon and the Mouse
  • Frogs desiring a King
  • Husband-man and Snake
  • File and the Viper
  • Hart
  • Wolvs and Sheep
  • Wolf and the Fox
  • Fly and the ant
  • Husbandman and the wood
  • Lyon that was sick
  • Forester, the skinner, and a bear
  • Fox and the Cock
  • Fox and the cat
  • Sun and Wind
  • Wolf and the Lamb
  • Eagle and the Daw
  • Eagle and the crow
  • Dog and the sheep
  • Chimney piece
  • Gate Way at Ld Lincolns Next park
  • Window in the Prince of Wales's Barge
  • Screen at Winchester Church.
OCLC
177780634
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