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Sir Roger L'Estrange's Fables, With Morals And Reflections, In English Verse
(Tho. HarbinThomas Harbin, 1717)
A curious little treasure. There are poetic versions of 201 of l'Estrange's 500 prose fables published in 1692, with shorter applications (they still seem long!). Stacy says that earlier verse attempts have beenflat and ...
Fables and Stories Moralized, Being a Second Part of the Fables of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists, etc., Vol. II
(Printed for Richard Sare near Grayes-Inn-Gate in Holborn, 1715)
Formerly presented to the Portsmouth Athenaeum by George Jaffrey, Esq. The covers are separated. Otherwise it is in fair to good condition. 5 x 7½. There are 277 numbered fables with morals and without illustrations. ...
Phaedri Aug. Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri Quinque
(Ex officinâ Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts.,Jacob Tonson and John Watts; Michael Mattaire, 1713)
Here is a Bodemann #100.1, a Phaedrus edition with a number of printer's designs. Unfortunately, this copy lacks the frontispiece featured in Bodemann 100.1. The printer's designs that mark the beginning and ending of ...
(Johann Ulrich Krauss, 1718)
Here is the top prize of the books I found on this summer trip around Europe. We had an overnight in Trier. I got to the bookstore in the afternoon, and Dr. Jochen Staebel mentioned that he had a fine old book at home. ...