Æsop's fables with his life : in English, French and Latin. Newly translated. Illustrated with one hundred and twelve sculptures. To this edition are likewise added, thirty one new figures representing his life

by Francis Barlow

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Other Authors: Aesop., Barlow, Francis, 1622-1704., Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689., Codrington, Robert, 1601-1665., Dudley, Thomas, active 1670-1687., Philipot, Thomas, -1682.
Associated Names: Faithorne, Henry (Bookseller), Fox, Thomas (Bookseller), Hills, Henry (Printer), Wilkinson, Christopher, active 1669-1693 (Bookseller)
Uniform Title:Aesop's fables. French.
Format: Book
Published: London : Printed by H. Hills jun. for Francis Barlow, and are to be sold by Chr. Wilkinson at the Black-boy against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street, Tho. Fox in Westminster-hall, and Henry Faithorne at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1687.
Physical Description:[6], 40, 40, 17, 2-221, [3] p., [31] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm (fol.)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
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General note:110 fables in English verse (by Mrs. Behn) and French and Latin prose, each followed by a moral.
Nearly all the plates to the 'Life' cut by Thomas Dudley.
Text is not continuous.
The 1st ed. (largely destroyed in the London fire) published as: Aesop's fables with his life: in English, French, & Latin. The English by Tho. Philipott, Esq., the French and Latin by Rob. Codrington .. ; illustrated with one hundred and twelve sculptures by Francis Barlow. London : Printed by William Godbid for Francis Barlow, 1666.
The French text of the 1687 edition varies greatly from that of 1666, and the engraved English verses captioning the plates were entirely rewritten.
With 1 added title page and 1 frontispiece.
Citation / References note:ESTC, R22991
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), A703
Language note:The "Life" in English, followed by the French and Latin versions; the fables are in French and in Latin only.
Immediate source of acquisition note:
Bequest; Daniel Pettiward; 1833.
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