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[Allen Press] [Nicolaus Pergamenus]. Dialogues of Creatures Moralised. Being Ancient Fables, Curious to the Philologer, Interesting to the Lover of Natural History, and Helpful to the Moralist. [Preface by Joseph Haselwood]. Kentfield, CA: Produced by hand at the Allen Press, 1967. Folio, (206)pp. Illustrated with 122 woodcuts after the 1480 first edition. Original pictorial tan cloth stamped in red and brown, matching slipcase. Fine.

One of 130 copies designed, printed and bound by Lewis and Dorothy Allen. This beautiful production reproduces the woodcuts from the very rare first edition "Dialogus Creaturarum", and utilizes the text of the first edition in English published in 1535. (#kfk10)                        $750.00