Title Gentleman and Lady's Key to Polite Literature; or A Compendious Dictionary of Fabulous History, containing the characters, and principal actions, ascribed to the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c. and the manner in which the ancients represented the deities & heroes, virtues and vices, in their paintings, statues and gems : together with some account of their poets, and references to the principal places mentioned in their works : intended for the assistance of those who would understand mythology, poetry, painting, statuary and theatrical entertainments, and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French school.
Publisher J. Newberry. London. n.d. (c.1760)
Seller ID 35011
Small format. Speckled calf, bordered in gilt, raised bands to spine. Steel engraving to frontis. Some v. occ. foxing throughout. Ownership inscription dated 1855. Upper hinge tender. A charming copy. see Roscoe, J. 145  Estc n.9222
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