The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. I. (of V.)
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The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. I. (of V.)

By King of Navarre consort of Henry II Queen Marguerite
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  • THE TALES OF THE HEPTAMERON OF Margaret, Queen of Navarre
  • Newly Translated into English from the Authentic Text OF M. LE ROUX DE LINCY WITH AN ESSAY UPON THE HEPTAMERON BY GEORGE SAINTSBURY, M.A. Also the Original Seventy-three Full Page Engravings Designed by S. FREUDENBERG And One Hundred and Fifty Head and Tail Pieces By DUNKER IN FIVE VOLUMES
  • VOLUME THE FIRST
    • LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY OF ENGLISH BIBLIOPHILISTS MDCCCXCIV
      • [Margaret, Queen of Navarre, from a crayon drawing by Clouet, preserved at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris]
    • [Margaret, Queen of Navarre, from a crayon drawing by Clouet, preserved at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris]
  • List of Illustrations
  • TALE CONTENTS
  • PREFACE.
  • Explanation of the Initials appended to the Notes.
  • MARGARET OF ANGOULÊME, QUEEN OF NAVARRE.
  • I.
  • II.
  • III.
  • IV.
  • ON THE HEPTAMERON,
  • DEDICATIONS AND PREFACE,
    • PREFIXED TO THE FIRST TWO EDITIONS OF THE TALES OF THE QUEEN OF NAVARRE.
  • Peter Boaistuau, surnamed Launay, To the Reader.(1)
  • To the most Illustrious and Virtuous Princess, Madame Jane de Foix,
  • THE HEPTAMERON.
    • [Prologue: The Story-tellers in the Meadow near The Gave.]
  • PROLOGUE.
    • [Du Mesnil learns his Mistress's Infidelity from her Maid]
  • FIRST DAY.
  • TALE I.
    • [The Muleteer's Servant attacking his Mistress]
  • TALE II.
    • [The King Joking upon the Stag's Head being A fitting Decoration]
  • TALE III.
    • [The Princess's Lady of Honour hurrying to her Mistress's Assistance]
  • TALE IV.
    • [The Boatwoman of Coulon outwitting the Friars]
  • TALE V.
    • [The Wife's Ruse to secure the Escape of her Lover]
  • TALE VI.
    • [The Merchant transferring his Caresses from the Daughter to the Mother]
  • TALE VII.
  • APPENDIX.
  • A. (Prologue, Page 31.)
  • B. (Tale I., Page 50.)
  • C. (Tale IV., Page 85.)
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