Dobson Collection
The gentleman and lady's key, to polite literature; or a compendious dictionary of fabulous history: ... particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools.

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Collection Dobson Collection
Publish date 1776
Summary 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 school.
Signed inside cover lining paper: I Drake
Signed title page: Alfred Dobson


Box List. Box 13: "Gentleman and Lady's Key to Polite Literature",
Object ID 1993.116.0302
Object Name Book
Title The gentleman and lady's key, to polite literature; or a compendious dictionary of fabulous history: ... particularly adapted to the use of Latin and French schools.
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