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with Notes, 8vo. Lond. 1779. A correct and elegant version.
ÆSOP, B. C. 580.
Here begynneth the Book of the subtyl Historyes and Fables of Esope, which were translated out of Frensshe into Englysshe, by William Caxton, at Westmynstre, in the yere of our Lorde +M+CCCC + LXXXIII+. Fynysshed the xxvi daye of Marche, the yere of our Lorde MCCCCLXXXIIII. and the fyrst yere of regne of kyng Rychard the thyrdde: fol.
The same, small fol. without date, printed by R. Pynson.
The Fables of Esope in Englishe, with all his life, and fortune; and how he was subtyll, wyse, and borne in Greece, not far from Troy the great, in a town named Amonio: how he was of all other men most diffourmed and evil shapen: for he had a great head, a large visage, long jawes, sharp eyen, a short neck, crokbacked, great bely, great legs, large feet; and yet that which was worse, he was dombe, and could not speake: but notwithstanding this, he had a singular wit, and was greatly ingenious and subtyll in cavillations and pleasaunt in woordes, after he came to his speache, 8vo. London, printed by Henry Wykes, for John Waley. No date.
Æsop's Fables, in tru Ortography, with grainmar Notz.-Herunto ar also cooined the shorte Sentencez of the wyz Cato, imprinted with lyke form and order: both of which authorz ar translated out of Latin into English by William Bulloker.
Geu God the praiz
That teacheth alwaiz
When Truth trieth
8vo. London. 1585.
Æsop's Fables, by Leon Willan, 8vo. Lond.
in Verse by John Ogilby, with
Cuts, 4to. Lond. 1651.
reprinted, with a 2nd. vol. entitled Æsopics with Annotations, and fine Cuts by Hollar, fol. Lond. 1665.—Republished 2 vols. fol. Lond. 1668. This work is still in estimation. Latin and English, by Chas. Hoole,
8vo. Lond. 1657.
in English, French, and Latin, by Thos. Philipot and Robt. Codrington, illustrated with one hundred and twelve Sculptures by Franc. Barlow, fol. Lond. 1665, 1666, 1667. See the Bibliographical Dict. article Æsop.
Three Centuries of Æsopian Fables in English Prose, done from Æsop, Phædrus, Camerarius and others, by Philip Ayres, Esq. 8vo. Lond. 1689, 1702.
Fables of Æsop and other eminent Mytho
logists, with Morals and Reflections, by Sir Roger L'Estrange, fol. Lond. 1692, 1694. and without date.
Fables and Stories moralized, being a second Part of the Fables of Esope, &c. by Sir Roger L'Estrange, fol. 1699, 1704.-and 8vo. 1703. 1708, 1714, 1715, 1724, 1738. 2 vols.
Fables of Æsop, in English and Latin interlineary, with cuts, 8vo. Lond. 1703.
with the Moral Reflections of Mons. Baudoin, translated from the French, with the Life of Æsop, by John Toland, 8vo. Lond. 1704. -by Joseph Jackson, 8vo. Lond.
1708.-With cuts, 12mo. Lond. 1775.
with an Application to each Fable, by Sam. Croxall, D. D. 8vo. Lond. 1722, 1724, 1728, 1737, 1778, 1786, 1788, 1789, often re printed at different places.
in English and Latin, by John
Locke, 8vo. Lond. 1723.
with Morals and Reflections, with
240 Cuts, and the Life of Æsop, by Mr. Richardson, 12mo. Lond. 1740, 1757, 1787.
with Morals, in Prose and Verse, grammatically translated, with Pictures and Emblems, &c. 8vo. Lond.—
by Chas. Draper, Esq. 12mo. Lond.
Select Fables of Æsop and other Fabulists, by Mr. Dodsley, 8vo. Lond. 1761.—and with Cuts 1762, 1784, 1786, 1787. The same reprinted
by Mr. Baskerville, Svo. Birmingham, 1764. Dodsley's Esop is a very valuable work, and far exceeding every thing of the kind done before. Select Fables of Æsop, by Mr. Clarke, 12mo. Lond. 1774.
new versified from the last English Editions, in three parts, by H. Steers, Gent. 8vo. Lond. 1804.
AGAPETUS, A. C. 535.
The Precepts teaching a Prynce or a Noble Estate her Dutie, written by Agapetus in Greke, to the Emperor Justinian, translated into English by Tho. Paynell, 12mo. Lond. No date.
with the Introduction to Wisedome and Banket of Sapience, 16mo. Lond. No date. And 12mo. Lond. 1550.
ALCEUS, B. C. 600.
A Hymn in praise of Harmodius and Aristogiton, in Greek, with an English translation: See Monthly Review for Oct. 1762, p. 248, 249.
ALCINOUS, A. C. 120.
The Introduction of Alcinous to the Platonic Philosophy, translated by Tho. Stanley, and annexed to the Life of Plato. See Stanley's History of Philosophy, fol. Lond. 1655, 1687, and the same work 4to. Lond. 1743, p. 188,-205,
ALCIPHRON, A. C. 290, very uncertain.
Alciphron's Epistles, in which are described the Domestic Manners, the Courtesans and Parasites of Greece, 8vo. Lond. 1791. Translated by different hands. The work is in general well done; and is accompanied with very useful notes. by Beloe, 8vo. Lond. 1791.
St. AMBROSE, born A. C. 340.
St. Ambrose of Orppession, translated by John Owen, 16mo. No place, (but probably printed at Worcester) 1550.
St. Ambrose his devout Praier, expedient for those that prepare themselves to say Masse, translated by Tho. Paynell, 8vo. Lond. 1555.
Two Bookes of Saint Ambrose, Bysshoppe of Myllene, entitled; Of the Vocation and Calling of all Nations, newly translated out of Latin into Englyshe, for the edifying and comfort of the single mynded and godly unlearned in Christes Church; against the late strong secte of the Pelagians, the maynteyners of the free wyll of men, and denyers of the grace of God. By Henry Becher, 8vo Lond. 1561.*
Chistian Offices Cristal Glass, written by St. Ambrose, in three books, translated into English by R. Humphrey, 4to. Lond. 1637.
AMMIANUS Marcellinus, born A. C. 390.
The Roman Historie of Ammianus Marcel