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Fables antient and modern translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, and Chaucer: with original poems. By Mr. Dryden. by John Dryden

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Published by printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper in London .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3878, no. 03.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16919536M

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Fables Ancient and Modern: Adapted for the Use of Children William Godwin M.J. Godwin and Company at the French and English Juvenile and School Library, , (St. Clement's), Strand., - Fables - pages. Palamon and Arcite: or the Knight's Tale. From Chaucer: Book I. Fables Ancient and Modern. John Dryden. The Poems of John Dryden. Fables Ancient and Modern was the first book the philosophical anarchist, William Godwin, wrote for his children’s imprint eventually known as the Juvenile Library. Godwin’s adaptation presents traditional fables of Aesop and others in a lively, conversational voice that occasionally suggests his personal life and radical politics. Fables Ancient and Modern. Translated into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace and Chaucer. With Original Poems. By Mr [John] Dryden. - London - Jacob Tonson.

Preface to Fables, Ancient and Modern John Dryden () 1 T IS with a poet, as with a man who designs to build, and is very exact, as he supposes, in casting up the cost beforehand; but, generally speaking, he is mistaken in his account, and reckons short of the expense he first intended.   The celebrated Preface to the Fables, one of his most important essays, is commonly regarded as one of the masterpieces of English criticism, and appeared a Author: Ardhendu De. FABLES ANCIENT & MODERN John Dryden, Giovanni Boccaccio, Geoffrey D. Chaucer No preview available - Fables Ancient and Modern Early English books online Volume 10 of Fables Ancient and Modern;: Translated Into Verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace. Fables Ancient and Modern, by Edward Baldwin, Esq. Table of Contents. About this Edition. Introduction: The Radical Aesop: William Godwin and the Juvenile Library, Bibliography of titles released by Godwin's Juvenile Library and City Juvenile Library. Fables by Edward Baldwin: Volume I. The Dog in the Manger.

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Fables and Fabulists: Ancient and Modern by Thomas Newbigging - Free Ebook Project GutenbergAuthor: Thomas Newbigging. Fables ancient and modern: translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, and Chaucer: with original poems. By Mr. Dryden by Dryden, John () Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Worn copy bound in full aniline calf with a leather gilt-blocked label to the spine. Some wear and tear to the spine and panel Edition First Edition Item Price.   Fables ancient and modern: translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems Item PreviewPages: It was preceded by an New Haven edition comprised of 38 fables, whereas this edition has all of the 71 prose fables from the English edition. [iii-v] vi-xi, [1], pp. 12mo., contemporary mottled leather with a gilt-lettered morocco label and gilt double-rules on spine.