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Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651–1715

The tales and fables of the late Archbishop and Duke of Cambray, author of Telemachus, in French and English : written originally for the instruction of a young prince : and now publish'd for the use of schools : to which is prefix'd an account of the author's life, extracted from the memoirs of the Chevalier Ramsay, author of The travels of Cyrus : with a particular and curious relation of the method observed in training up the young prince, even from his infancy, to virtue and learning / by Nathaniel Gifford of the Inner-Temple, gent. ; illustrated with twenty-nine copper-plates engraven by George Bickham, Junior.

Additional Title(s):

Fables. English & French

London : Printed for John Hawkins, and sold by John Osborn, at the Golden-Ball, in Paternoster-Row, MDCCXXXVI [1736]
Physical Description:
[4], xxi, [3], 164 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PQ1795.F3 A2 1736
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
29 copper plate engravings within text, engraved by George Bickham, Junior.
Text in French and English in parallel columns.
Includes head- and tail-pieces.
T.p. printed in red and black.
Advertisement for Mrs. Bellamy's boarding school for young ladies: p. [2], 3rd group.
Errata: p. [1], 3rd group.
English short title catalogue, T63311
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind-stamped speckled calf binding. Inscribed: John Carole. 1835.
Subject Terms:
Carole, John -- Autograph, 1835.
Fables, French -- Early works to 1800.
Hawkins, John -- Publisher.
Osborn, John -- Bookseller.
Etchings -- 1736.
Gifford, Nathaniel.
Bickham, George, 1706?-1771, engraver.

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