'Tales and Novels in verse by Monsr De La Fontaine ... translated into prose', written in, or soon after, 1737
2 tomes, containing 68 pieces. The translator, Henry Walter, signs the 'Advertisement', which is dated July 12, 1737.
- Creation: written in, or soon after, 1737
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 349
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21924
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
On paper, binding: red leather with gold ornament, contemporary
12 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.