Added t.p., illustrated., "Sketch of the life of Holbein": p. -11., Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress., Plates are copies of the Deuchar engravings (after Hollar), with Diepenbeek's borders.
"The ingenious Mrs. A. Behn has been so obliging as to perform the English poetry, which in short comprehends the sense of the fable and moral." - To the Reader., The English translation is by Thomas Philipot, the French and Latin by Robert Codrington. Cf. edition of 1666., Plates engraved by Robert Dudley., Wing A703., Title page cut out and mounted; front. and plate with the arms of the Duke of Devonshire wanting; some plates bound in wrong order. Bound by Bain.
"The life of Holbein": pages -12., Contains also the introduction to Lydgate's "The dance of Macaber": pages -70., "Preface and description of plates by F. Douce."--Lowndes., Plates consist of Hollar's 30 dance of death engravings; engraved portraits of Holbein (unsigned) and Hollar ("Etchd by Barton"); and unsigned etching to accompany the note on Lydgate., Signatures: [A]¹, B-E⁸, F⁴ (F⁴ blank)., Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01., Gift; William Blissett; 1993; RB172805, copy 6. CaOTUTF
THE FABLES M SO P Paraphras'd in Verfe: AD O R ND WITH SCULPTURE AND ILLUSTRATED WITH ANNOTATIONS. B Y JOHN O G I L B Y, Efq; Mafter of His MAJESTIES Revells in the Kingdom^ IRELAND. LONDO... Show more
THE FABLES M SO P Paraphras'd in Verfe: AD O R ND WITH SCULPTURE AND ILLUSTRATED WITH ANNOTATIONS. B Y JOHN O G I L B Y, Efq; Mafter of His MAJESTIES Revells in the Kingdom^ IRELAND. LONDON, Printed by Thomas Roy croft, for the Author, MTDC LXV.
TO HIS EXCE LLENC Y THOMAS, EARL OF O S S O R Y, LORD DEPUTY OF HIS MAJESTIES KINGDOM OF IRELAND. FIRST AND MOST ANTIENT MYTHOLOGIST JE S O P PAR APHRAS'D, ADORN'D WITH SCU... Show more
TO HIS EXCE LLENC Y THOMAS, EARL