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The Fables of John Dryden, Ornamented with Engravings from the Pencil of the Right Hon. Lady Diana Beauclerc

London: T. Bensley, for J. Edwards and E. Harding, 1797


Thomas Gaffield; his gift to MFA Library, 1895; transferred to Print Dept., 1904.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield

Fables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace and Chaucer: with original poems.


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

ESTC (RLIN): T128162


Overall: 38.4 x 27.8 x 3.8 cm (15 1/8 x 10 15/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 24 stipple engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books