The French Rogue Being a Pleasant History of His Life and Fortune, Adorned with Variety of Other Adventures of No Less Rarity

The French Rogue Being a Pleasant History of His Life and Fortune, Adorned with Variety of Other Adventures of No Less Rarity : With Epigrams Suitable to Each Stratagem. (1672)

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"The French rogue being a pleasant history of his life and fortune, adorned with variety of other adventures of no less rarity: with epigrams suitable to each stratagem."
Fabulae centum.
Faerno, Gabriello, d. 1561.
Antoniano, Silvio, 1540-1603.
Pope, Walter, d. 1714.
Includes index.
Incorrectly attributed to Charles de Fieux, Chevalier de Mouhy (1701-1784). Cf. Esdaile, A.J.K. Tales, p. xxii, 223. Possibly not a translation but an English work, perhaps by Richard Head, author of The English rogue. Cf. CBEL, v.2, p. 530; also v.2, p. 780.
With: Centum fabulae ex antiquis auctoribus delectae et a Gabriele Faerno. Londini: Impensis H. Brome, 1672.
[10], 197, [2], [9], 104, [8] p.
London: Printed by T.N. for Samuel Lowndes, and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1672.
Wing / F885
Reproduction of the original in the Harvard University Library
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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240805667
  • 9781240805662