A century of new fables,
by the celebrated Monsieur de La Motte. Representing, a thorough knowledge of the world, in the several scenes of the court, the camp, and the city. To which is prefix'd, A discourse on fable. Of the nature of fable [etc.]
|Main Author:||La Motte, M. de 1672-1731.|
|Related Names:||Samber, Robert , tr.|
London, Printed, and sold by J. Wilford, 1732.
The 2d ed.
Autograph of John St. Aubyn on fly-leaf.
"These fables were first printed in Paris ... in quarto, with fine cuts to each fable, which presently went off, and was succeeded soon after by a 3rd ed. in twelves, and is now printed ... at Amsterdam. This original is in verse ...": p. xii.
This is an exact reprint of the text of a volume printed in 1721 "for E. Curll ... and T.Jauncy" with title: One hundred new court fables, written for the instruction of princes [etc.].
Translated into English by Robert Samber.
xxiv, 396 p.
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