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Fables By Mr. Gay
(Printed for J. Tonson and J. Watts, 1728)
I had just finished cataloguing several Gay editions when I received an offer from Edward Pollack for a set of two second editions, one each of the two volumes of Gay's fables. I am delighted to have this very good copy, ...
Fables By the late Mr Gay, Volume the Second
(J. and P. Knapton and T. Cox, 1742)
I had just finished cataloguing several Gay editions when I received an offer from Edward Pollack for a set of two second editions, one each of the two volumes of Gay's fables. I am delighted to have this good copy of ...
Fabulae Selectae Auctore Joanne Gay Latine Redditae
(Cadell et Davis, 1798)
Here is a curiosity of the first order! This book presents and renders into Latin elegiac couplets seventeen of Gay's fables. I tried one, and found the Latin moving along splendidly. It is also quite faithful to the ...
Fables of Aesop and Others. Newly done into English. With an Application to each Fable
(Printed for J. Tonson and J. WattsPrinted for J. Tonson at Shakespear's Head in the Strand, and J. Watts at the Printing Office in Wild-Court, near Lincolns-Inn Fields, 1731)
What a delight to have found so early an edition of Croxall in good to very good condition! This copy fits Bodemann's description of the first edition from 1722 (#107.1) except for the number of pages (345 here, 344 there). ...
Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books
(Printed by John Baskerville for R. and J. Dodsley,, 1761)
Here is Bodemann #145.1, with the description fulfilled in every detail. I have been so delighted to find a Dodsley first edition. I had worked with Dodsley at length at the Pierpont Morgan during my sabbatical. The ...
Fables of Aesop and Others. Translated into English. With Instructive Applications and a Print before each Fable
(W. Strahan et al, 1778)
Bodemann #107.2 calls this edition a Leicht veraenderter Nachdruck of the 1722 first edition. She refers to the illustrations as Nachschnitte--is that certain? If so, the imitation is very precise. Close inspection may ...
Le Favole di Fedro
(A spese di Cristoforo MigliaccioCristofaro Migliaccio, 1784)
A real find! Liberal notes and Italian translations for the whole 5 books. This book is in reasonable shape. Its back is breaking.
Esope en belle humeur ou l'elite de ses fables/Esopus bey der Lust oder dessen auserlesenste mit Kupfern, Moralien und Versen gezierte Fabeln
(Chretien HeroldChristian Herold, 1750)
After 99 fables from Aesop, all in both French and German and each with an excellent illustration, several other volumes are bound together (without illustrations): Phedrus and Philadelphus, Pilpai, and les devoirs de ...
Fabulae Aesopi Selectae, or Select Fables of Aesop
(Printed for W. Strahan J.F. and C. Rivington...,W. Strahan et al, 1784)
A wonderful little book in two columns, with alternating words in Roman and italic print. I had seen some edition of this book for $125 or so earlier this spring. 202 fables. No illustrations or index.
Ezopische Fabelen van Fedrus, gevryden Slaef des Keizers Augustus
(Steven van Esveldt boekverkoper in de Kalverstraat, her derde huis van de Roomsche Kerk de Papegaay,, 1769)
A wonderful book, in good shape for being 220 years old! Third edition of 1704 original, with new plates replacing those of van Vianen. Dedicated to the Princess of Nassau. 81-97 (with one picture-plate), 175-6, and ...