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A selection of fables from the best english writers, containing the larges collection ever published; selected from Dryden, Swift, Wilkie, Whitehead, Cotton, Merrick, Shenitone, Garrick, Smart; Somerville, Peter Pindar, &c. &c. &c. Including all the fables of Gay and Moore.

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A selection of fables from the best english writers, [electronic resource] : containing the larges collection ever published; selected from Dryden, Swift, Wilkie, Whitehead, Cotton, Merrick, Shenitone, Garrick, Smart; Somerville, Peter Pindar, &c. &c. &c. Including all the fables of Gay and Moore.
Publication
New York : Printed for the editor, 1798

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Description
vii,184,131[i.e., 133],[3]p., plate; 12⁰.
Uniform Title
Eighteenth century collections online.
Alternative Title
Selection of fables from the best English writers ...
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  • With an engraved title page: The Columbian library. Containing a classical selection of British literature. Vol.II. Fables. New-York. Printed & published by Milns N⁰.29 Gold St. 1797.
  • In verse.
  • Title script by Milns, engraved by W. Harrison. Vignette by A. Robertson, engraved by C. Tiebout.
  • Error in paging: p. 97-133, third count, misnumbered 95-131.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • Evans,
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642791285
Title
A selection of fables from the best english writers, [electronic resource] : containing the larges collection ever published; selected from Dryden, Swift, Wilkie, Whitehead, Cotton, Merrick, Shenitone, Garrick, Smart; Somerville, Peter Pindar, &c. &c. &c. Including all the fables of Gay and Moore.
Imprint
New York : Printed for the editor, 1798
Series
Eighteenth century collections online.
Indexed In:
Evans, 34112
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, W37441.
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Place of Publication
United States New York New York.
Added Author
Gay, John, 1685-1732. Author
Moore, Edward, 1712-1757. Author
Moore, Edward, 1712-1757.
Gay, John, 1685-1732.
Milns, William, 1761-1801, publisher.
Milns, William, 1761-1801, calligrapher.
Harrison, William, 1774- engraver.
Robertson, Archibald, 1765-1835, ill.
Tiebout, Cornelius, 1777-1832, engraver.
Gale (Firm)
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Selection of fables from the best English writers ...
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