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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 assistances of those who would understand mythology, poetry-painting, statuary, and theatrical entertainments :- and particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London : Printed for T. Carnan, at No. 65, St. Paul's Church Yard, MDCCLXXX [1780]
Notes:The titlepage is engraved.

Physical description: [254] pages, [1] leaf of plates ; 15 cm

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LO 4393
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