Dempsey & Carroll
7" x 5.5"
Aesop's Fables and Applications
"With Compliments Dempsy and Carroll Art Stationers. Union Square, N. Y." printed on the front endpaper. Bound in green cloth with gilt titles present to the spine and rear and front board.
Dempsey & Carroll has long been considered the finest purveyor of elegant engraved social stationery. In 1878, John Dempsey, a talented engraver, and George Carroll, a savvy businessman, collaborated on the founding of a company that would not only provide its customers with luxury writing papers but also offer advice on etiquette and proper decorum in a variety of social settings. To the founders, the social institutions of correspondence and etiquette were inseparable, and they saw Dempsey & Carroll as an ideal marriage of the two