Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Dryden, John, 1631-1700

Title:
The fables of John Dryden : ornamented with engravings from the pencil of the Right Hon. Lady Diana Beauclerc.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by T. Bensley, for J. Edwards, no. 77, and E. Harding, no. 98, Pall Mall, 1797.

Physical Description:
[4], xviii, 241, [1] p. : ill. ; 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Francesco Bartolozzi, Thomas Cheesman, Ignatius Joseph van den Berghe, and William Nelson Gardiner; after Lady Diana Beauclerc.
Contents:
Preface -- Palamon and Arcite, or, The Knight's tale [from Chaucer] -- Sigismonda and Guiscardo, from Boccace -- The cock and the fox, or, The tale of the Nun's Priest, from Chaucer -- Theodore and Honoria, from Boccace -- The flower and the leaf, or, The lady in the arbour -- The Wife of Bath's tale [from Chaucer] -- Cymon and Iphigenia, from Boccace.
Subject Terms:
Bensley, T. -- Printer. | Edwards, J. -- Publisher. | Harding, E. -- Publisher. | Marx, Hermann -- Bookplate. | MCB -- Provenance. | Stipple engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1797. | Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1797. | Engraving -- Specimens -- 1797. | Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1797.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1797 | A la poupeĢe prints -- England -- London -- 1797. | Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. | Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. | Beauclerk, Diana, Lady, 1734-1808, ill. | Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, engraver. | Berghe, Ignatius Joseph van den, 1752-1824, engraver. | Cheesman, Thomas, 1760-, engraver. | Gardiner, W. N. (William Nelson), 1766-1814, engraver. | Bensley, Thomas, approximately 1760-1835, printer. | Harding, E. (Edward), 1755-1840, publisher. | Edwards, James, 1756-1816, publisher.