Fables for the female sex

Collection History

The selection of images was prepared for the companion volume and website accompanying an exhibition, "Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era," held April 8 - July 30, 2005 in the Library's D. Samuel and Jeane H. Gottesman Exhibition Hall.

Related Resources

Denlinger, Elizabeth Campbell. Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era (2005)

NYPL. "Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era."(2005) <http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/victoria/>

Collection Data

Comprises 23 verse fables by Moore and 3 by Henry Brooke
Moore, Edward, 1712-1757 (Author)
Brooke, Henry, 1703?-1783 (Author)
Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776 (Illustrator)
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810 (Engraver)
Mosley, Charles, ca. 1720-ca. 1770 (Engraver)
Ravenet, Simon François, 1748-ca. 1814 (Engraver)
Francklin, Richard, ?-1765 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1744
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for R. Francklin
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Moore, E./Fables) 1744
Fables, English
Women -- Conduct of life
Content: Illustrations: 17 prints : etching, engraving ; full-page. By S.F. Ravenet, C. Mosley and C. Grignion, after F. Hayman. -- Engraved vignette on t.p., by Grignion after G. Moser.
Citation/reference: NCBEL, v. 2, col. 558; ESTC (RLIN) T145050; Foxon M424
Content: Signatures: A⁴ B-M⁸ (M8 blank).
Physical Description
Extent: [8], 173, [3] p., [17] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Binding (Pforzheimer copy): Contemporary calf, gilt.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13142872
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 24f4bea0-c603-012f-e9b6-58d385a7bc34
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