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dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T19:39:16Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T19:39:16Z
dc.date.issued1825en_US
dc.identifier.other5658 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/81176
dc.description.abstractThis seems to be a reworking of the first edition I have from Loeffler in 1786. The type has been newly set. What appear in that earlier edition as Addenda ad Notas on xv-lxi seem here to have been integrated into the footnotes on each fable. Note that this, like its 1786 predecessor, is Desbillon's commentary on the five books of Phaedrus, not an edition of his own Aesopic fables in fifteen books. The provincial superior's Imprimi Potest of 1760 is still included as the last page of this book. By the time it was printed, the Society of Jesus was of course back in existence, as it had not been at the time of the earlier book's printing. Let me repeat--and at one or two points edit--some of my comments made on that earlier edition. Of course, I have long felt a particular tie to Desbillons and his work, since he was a Jesuit working on fables. For me the most touching two parts of this book are therefore the opening Praefatio, in which he speaks of having received permission in 1760 to publish his work on Phaedrus from the erudite men of the Society of Jesus. Parisian printers had then undertaken to publish the book when, Desbillons writes, an unawaited calamity took him from his studies and forced him to seek lodging among people outside. He is speaking of course of the suppression of the Society of Jesus. The S.J. thus does not appear here after Desbillons' name, as it did not in 1786. In a footnote to the section of the preface to which I have referred he says that he has taken care to have this 1760 permission included in the book as a certain memorial to my one-time condition, namely his condition as a Jesuit. There are no illustrations. The book begins with three disputations on the life of Phaedrus, his fables, and their editions.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityCum notis et emendationibus Franc. Iosephi Desbillons ex ejus commentario pleniore desumptis; Edidit et Animadversiones Adiecit Fridericus Henricus Botheen_US
dc.publisherSumtibus Tobiae Loeffleri/Tobias Loeffleren_US
dc.titlePhaedri Augusti Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri Quinqueen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationMannheimen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Latinen_US
dc.acquired.locationAntiquariat Bourcy & Paulusch, Viennaen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: €22en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $24.79en_US
dc.date.acquired2003-07en_US
dc.date.printed1825en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1825


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