Fabliaux Or Tales, Abridged From French Manuscripts Of The XIIth And XIIIth Centuries By M. Le Grand, Selected And Translated Into English Verse, By The Late G.L. Way, Esq. With A Preface, Notes, and Appendix, By The Late G. Ellis, Esq. A New Edition, Corrected. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. (- III.) -

  • London : Printed For J. Rodwell, (Successor To Mr. Faulder,) New Bond Street, By S. Hamilton, Weybridge, Surrey. 1815
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3 vols. ; 183 mm. Octavo.)
  • Vol. I: [4], xli, [3], 223, [1] p.: illus. - Vol. II: [4], 272 p.: illus. - Vol. III: [4], 304 p.: illus.
  • The illustrations are unsigned. The printer's name is repeated in the colophons.
  • Vol. I: [T.p.] - Sonnet To G.E. (by G.L.W.) - Sonnet To The Rev. H.T.P. (by G.L.W.) - Preface - Advertisement - [Catch title, 'Fabliaux Or tales, Of The Twelfth And Thirteenth Centuries. Vol. I.'] - [Text] - Notes; [colophon]. - Vol. II: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text] - Notes; [colophon]. - Vol. III: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text] - Notes - Appendix - Glossary; [colophon].
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  • Pictorial works - Illustrated books - Wood engravings - Great Britain - 18th century - 19th century.
  • Tales, French - French poetry - Fabliaux - France - History - 12th century - 13th century.
  • Translations into English - Translations from French - Great Britain - 18th century.


  • Scope and content: Each volume is decorated with a title-page vignette, headpieces and tailpieces. The book had first been published in 1796.
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