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The fables of Esope in Englysshe with all his lyfe and fortune, howe he was subtil, wyse, and borne in Grece, nat farre from Troye the greate in a towne named Amoneo, he was of all othermen most diffourmed and euyll shapen. For he had a greate heed, large visage, longe iawes, sharpe eyen, a shorte necke, crokebacked, greate belly, greate legges, large fete. And yet that whiche was worse, he was dombe and coulde nat speke: But nat withstandyng this he hadde a singuler wytte, and was greatly ingenious and subtill in cauillacions, and pleasant in wordes, after he came to his speche.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Aesop.
Corporate Author: Early English Books Online.
Format: Online Book
Published: [Imprynted at London : In Fletestrete at the signe of the George nexte to saint Dunstones Churche by Wylliam Powell, In the the [sic] yere of our Lorde God .M.CCCCC.L.I. the fyfte daye of October] [1551]
Series:Early English books online.
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Item Description:Imprint from colophon.
Folio Cxxi verso (O2v) is in two settings, catchword "hym" and catchword "him". In the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City, copy the catchword is "hym" and in the Bodleian Library copy the catchword is "him".
This edition omits the Avianus and other fables, which are restored in STC 179.5--STC.
Includes index.
Formerly STC 178.
Identified as STC 178 on UMI microfilm reels 59 and 71.
Imperfect; the Bodleian Library copy lacks folio iii and the four leaves following leaf Clxi.
Reproduction of the originals in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City, and the Bodleian Library.
Appears at reels 59:2 and 71:7 (Bodleian Library copy) and at reel 906:4 (Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City, copy).
Physical Description:[1], Clxi, [4] leaves