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Fabliaux or Tales.
London, J. Rodwell 1815. Abridged from French Manuscripts of the XIIth and XIIIth centuries, Selected and Translated into English Verse by G. L. Way. With a Preface, Notes, and Appendix by the late G. Ellis. A new edition corrected. 3 vols. XLI, (3), 223 pp.; 272 pp.; 304 pp. With 52 woodcut vignettes in the text by John and Thomas Bewick, Charlton Nesbit, and Luke Clennell. 8 °. Neugebundene Halbgewebebde mit marmoriertem Bezugspapier. Newly bound in halfcloth. First illustrated and annotated edition of this collection of French fabliaux, translated and versificated ty G. L. Way. Way\'s version has first been published between 1796 and 1800 in 2 vols. without notes and preface, while the French original version was first published in 1779. The fine woodcuts accompanying the tales are of the best done by the famous Bewick brothers. Fine copy in master binding. Pages clean and brisk. Title pages with perforated stamp of former library owner. Third vol. somewhat smaller than the other two. Versand D: 8,00 EUR
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