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Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. A New Edition
(Printed for and sold by, Joseph and James Crukshank,, 1798)
Sold at Hamell's in Philadelphia. Three books: Ancient, Modern, and Original. As in my other editions of Dodsley, the index at the back is really a listing of morals; they sometimes repeat promythia or epimythia. ...
Les Fables d'Ésope mises en Français, avec le sens moral en quatre vers, et des figures à chaque fable. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée de la vie d'Ésope, avec figures, et les quatrains de Benserade, dédiée a la jeunesse
(Chez Dugour, 1798)
This is a lovely old edition. Among its quaint features is that it is dated An VI to reflect the French revolution. It includes a life of Aesop covering 103 pages in twenty-seven chapters, with a rectangular illustration ...
Fabulae in Usum Scholarum
(Impensis B. Law: Prostant Venales Apud C. Lawimpensis B. Law: protestant venales apud C. Law, 1798)
Here are one hundred and thirty-two prose fables in Latin. The book is meant as a device for teaching Latin. The author devotes a page to Properties of the Parts of Speech and another to Rules for Construing--both in ...
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 de la Fontaine, Tome Premier
(P. Didot L'aînéP. Didot l'ainé, 1798)
The first of two volumes; the second volume is missing. This is a small book (4 x 5¾) done in An VII, i.e., the seventh year after the revolution. It contains the first six books of La Fontaine's fables on 136 pages. ...