Marmontel's moral tales / selected with a revised translation, biographical introduction and notes by George Saintsbury. With illustrations by Chris. Hammond

Jean-François Marmontel

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London: George Allen, 156, Charing Cross Road, 1895

Physical Description

xxxix, 423 pages : illustrations; 20 cm.

General Note

Illustrated with line photoengravings.


Introduction -- Soliman the Second -- The Scruple -- Lausus and Lydia -- All or Nothing -- The Pretend Philosopher -- The Bad Mother -- The Good Mother -- The Shepherdess of the Alps -- The Samnite Marriages -- The Good Husband -- The Connoisseur -- The School of Fathers -- The Sylph-Husband -- Lauretta -- A Wife of Ten Thousand -- Friendship put to the test -- The Misanthrope Corrected

Binding Note

Case binding of green cloth over boards. Panel stamp blocked in gold on upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Spine lettered in gilt: "Marmontel's moral tales. Edited by George Saintsbury. George Allen."


Illustrated books
18th-century fiction, Short stories


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