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An Essay on Fable
(William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1764)
Here is a second copy of this pamphlet. A well researched introduction finds Dodsley's essay, attached to his edition of fables, the first comprehensive, original study of the genre in English. The essay itself surprises ...
Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books
(J. Dodsley, 1767)
I feel as though I have been through this history before but have forgotten too much of it! Here is a 1767 Dodsley in good condition except for its separated front cover. It was published by J. Dodsley in Pall-mall in ...
Poesies Diverses du R. Pere (Jean Antoine) du Cerceau, Tome II
(Chez les Frères Estienne, 1760)
This is a small volume, about 3½ x 5½, containing 305 pages with a T of C at the end. Leather binding, marbled endpapers, and a place-marking ribbon. Jean Antoine du Cerceau (1670-1730) was a Jesuit priest, poet, and man ...