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The Resource The Gentleman and lady's key to polite literature, or, A compendious dictionary of fabulous history : containing the characters, and principal actions, ascribed to the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c. and the manner in which the ancients represented the deities & heroes, virtues and vices, in their paintings, statues and gems; together with some account of their poets, and references to the principal places mentioned in their works. Intended for the assistance of those who would understand mythology, poetry, painting, statuary and theatrical entertainments, and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools

The Gentleman and lady's key to polite literature, or, A compendious dictionary of fabulous history : containing the characters, and principal actions, ascribed to the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c. and the manner in which the ancients represented the deities & heroes, virtues and vices, in their paintings, statues and gems; together with some account of their poets, and references to the principal places mentioned in their works. Intended for the assistance of those who would understand mythology, poetry, painting, statuary and theatrical entertainments, and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools

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The Gentleman and lady's key to polite literature, or, A compendious dictionary of fabulous history : containing the characters, and principal actions, ascribed to the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c. and the manner in which the ancients represented the deities & heroes, virtues and vices, in their paintings, statues and gems; together with some account of their poets, and references to the principal places mentioned in their works. Intended for the assistance of those who would understand mythology, poetry, painting, statuary and theatrical entertainments, and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools
Title
The Gentleman and lady's key to polite literature, or, A compendious dictionary of fabulous history
Title remainder
containing the characters, and principal actions, ascribed to the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c. and the manner in which the ancients represented the deities & heroes, virtues and vices, in their paintings, statues and gems; together with some account of their poets, and references to the principal places mentioned in their works. Intended for the assistance of those who would understand mythology, poetry, painting, statuary and theatrical entertainments, and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools
Title variation
Compendious dictionary of fabulous history
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MUS
Citation location within source
J145(1)
Citation source
Roscoe, Newbery
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Gentleman and lady's key to polite literature, or, A compendious dictionary of fabulous history : containing the characters, and principal actions, ascribed to the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c. and the manner in which the ancients represented the deities & heroes, virtues and vices, in their paintings, statues and gems; together with some account of their poets, and references to the principal places mentioned in their works. Intended for the assistance of those who would understand mythology, poetry, painting, statuary and theatrical entertainments, and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Date from Roscoe cited below
  • Engraved title page; included in pagination
  • Signatures: [A]2 B-X6,Y4
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
[254] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
Brown calf over boards. Inscription in ink on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07985771
  • ucoclc7985771
Label
The Gentleman and lady's key to polite literature, or, A compendious dictionary of fabulous history : containing the characters, and principal actions, ascribed to the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c. and the manner in which the ancients represented the deities & heroes, virtues and vices, in their paintings, statues and gems; together with some account of their poets, and references to the principal places mentioned in their works. Intended for the assistance of those who would understand mythology, poetry, painting, statuary and theatrical entertainments, and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools
Publication
Note
  • Date from Roscoe cited below
  • Engraved title page; included in pagination
  • Signatures: [A]2 B-X6,Y4
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
[254] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
Brown calf over boards. Inscription in ink on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07985771
  • ucoclc7985771

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