Fables Ancient and Modern; Translated into Verse, From Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: With Original Poems WITH Poems On Various Occasions; And Translations From Several Authors. John Dryden.

Fables Ancient and Modern; Translated into Verse, From Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: With Original Poems WITH Poems On Various Occasions; And Translations From Several Authors

London: Jacob Tonson, 1700-1701. First Collected edition. leather_bound. 646, 232 pages. 33 x 20 cm. ESTC R31983 bound with T124515, the two works are generally found bound together. Of the second work, as ESTC notes, "Absalom and Achitopher,``The Medal,`Religio laici` and `The hind and the panther` each have separate title pages of the tenth, fourth, fourth and third editions respectively, but the register and pagination are continuous." Second title page printed in red and black. Generally a clean copy with minor toning, a few small tears, one or two cryptic, if not amusing margin notes in the second title. Raised bands, gilt leather spine label. Modern Cambridge style binding in full brown morocco. Item #21957

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