A18. An Aesop's Fable: The Man and the Lion
A18. Aesop. An Aesop's Fable: The Man and the Lion. Santa Cruz, California: The Good Book Press, 1981.
79 x 66.5 mm (3 1/8” x 2 5/8”), 8 pages, 70 copies.
Binding: Tan commercial paper over boards. Title on spine. Linocut by Donna Thomas on cover. Paper: Cream, handmade by Peter Thomas. Printing: Letterpress. Typography: Hand set Lydian. Initial set in Broadway. Illustration: Two linocuts by Donna Thomas.
“The text is my rendition of the traditional fable. My vision for this book was to make a set of three Aesop’s fables housed in a triple slipcase. We eventually did make three similar books with Aesop’s fables [A15, A18, A36], but so many years apart that the slipcase never happened.”