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Gessner, Salomon, 1730–1788

The death of Abel, in five books; attempted from the German of Mr. Gessner.

Additional Title(s):

Der Tod Abels. English

London, T. Heptinstall, 1797.
Physical Description:
1 p.., xi, 275 p. front. (port.) plates. 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PT1886 T613 1797
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : "Printed by C. Whittingham."
BAC : Tail pieces.
BAC : Plates by Blackberd, after Stothard.
BEIR WC 13940: Poor condition. Armorial bookplate of Henry Newall Littleborough.
Contains also "New idyls, by S. Gessner, with A letter to M. Fuslin, on landscape painting; and The two friends of Bourbon, a moral tale, by M. Diderot" (p. [151]-275) with separate half title.
Translation of: Der Tod Abels.
The first work was translated by Mary Collyer; the second by W. Hooper, according to the British Museum Catalogue.
MUDD WC 13940: Poor condition.
Subject Terms:
Cain (Biblical figure) -- Fiction.
Landscape painting.
Littleborough, Henry Newall -- Bookplate.
Collyer, Mary, d. 1763.

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