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DSC_0032 (2).jpg515F Pierre-Daniel Huet 1630-1721.

The history of romances. An enquiry into their original; instructions for composing them; an account of the most eminent authors; With Characters, and Curious Observations upon the Best Performances of that Kind. Written in Latin by Huetius; made English by Mr. Stephen DSC_0032 (1)Lewis.

London : printed for J. Hooke, at the Flower-de-Luce, and T. Caldecott, at the Sun; both against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet, 1715. 2200 Octavo 5.5 x 3.75 inches [8],xi,[1],144,143-149,[1]p. ; 12 .(O, CSmH, and ABu report the [8] preliminary pages with two dedication leaves after the tp. Some copies have 2 inserted dedication leaves between the title page [A2] and the Preface [A3], not present in this copy, as in some other copies we have traced, e.g. University of Michigan, [see Google Books-on-line], and they were certainly never present in this copy. ) First edition This copy is bound in full modern…

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