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Ethic Amusements...[with] Aesop at Court; or the Labyrinth at Versailles

Author:
Daniel Bellamy, the Elder (British, London born 1687)
Editor:
Daniel Bellamy, the Younger (British, baptised Holborn 1717–1788 Kew Palace)
Designer:
Frontispiece after Hubert François Gravelot (French, Paris 1699–1773 Paris)
Engraver:
Frontispiece engraved by George Bickham, Sr. (British, London 1684–1758 London)
Draftsman:
Joshua Kirby (British, Parham, Suffolk 1716–1774 Kew Green, Surrey)
Engraver:
Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)
Author:
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius (Italian, Rome (?) 470/75–524 Pavia (?))
Translator:
William Causton, Esq. (British, active mid-18th century)
Translator:
Daniel Bellamy, the Elder (British, London born 1687)
Author:
Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)
Artist:
George Bickham, Sr. (British, London 1684–1758 London)
Engraver:
George Bickham, Sr. (British, London 1684–1758 London)
Draftsman:
Claude Gillot (French, Langres 1673–1722 Paris)
Draftsman:
Samuel Wale (British, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk 1721–1786 London)
Author:
François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon (French, Château de Fénelon, Périgord 1651–1715 Cambrai)
Author:
M. Le Noble
Publisher:
Daniel Bellamy, the Elder (British, London born 1687)
Printer:
Printed London by William Faden, the Elder (British, 1711–1783)
Date:
1768
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
10 13/16 x 8 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (27.5 x 22.7 x 4.4 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.637.3
Not on view
Inscription: On front flyleaf recto in graphite/pencil: 8 volumes in one / Daniel Bellamy the Elder (b.1687) / Engraved by / George Bickham / Pub. by Daniel Bellamy Jr. (1745-1800) / Included The Versailles Labyrinth / & Boethius & Bickham's Fenelon's Fables
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