Truth in fiction: or, morality in masquerade. A collection of two hundred twenty five select fables of Æsop, and other authors. Done into English verse. By Edmund Arwaker, Rector of Donaghmore in Ireland, and Chaplain to His Grace The Duke of Ormond. Edmund Aesop. Arwaker.
Truth in fiction: or, morality in masquerade. A collection of two hundred twenty five select fables of Æsop, and other authors. Done into English verse. By Edmund Arwaker, Rector of Donaghmore in Ireland, and Chaplain to His Grace The Duke of Ormond.
Truth in fiction: or, morality in masquerade. A collection of two hundred twenty five select fables of Æsop, and other authors. Done into English verse. By Edmund Arwaker, Rector of Donaghmore in Ireland, and Chaplain to His Grace The Duke of Ormond.

Truth in fiction: or, morality in masquerade. A collection of two hundred twenty five select fables of Æsop, and other authors. Done into English verse. By Edmund Arwaker, Rector of Donaghmore in Ireland, and Chaplain to His Grace The Duke of Ormond.

1708. London : printed for J. Churchill, at the Black-Swan in Pater-Noster-Row, 1708.

8vo, [8], xvi, 326, [2]pp. With the final advertisement leaf. Old speckled calf, upper cover rehinged, a bit worn but internally very good.

§ First edition, widely held in Institutions but very scarce in commerce -- the last copy sold was in 2004 (£160). Foxon, English Verse, p.31. ESTC T84697. Item #122936

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