1797. Item #81318
DE ST. MARTHE, Scevole, transl. H. W. TYTLER. PAEDOTROPHIA; OR, THE ART OF NURSING AND REARING CHILDREN. A POEM, IN THREE BOOKS. London: printed for the Author by John Nichols, 1797. First edition (of this translation). cxci +  - 224 pp. 8vo., half black calf with gilt spine lettering. Spine chipped, joints cracked, marbled paper boards edgeworn. Leather corners chipped. Complete text, with Michel & Niceron's life of de Ste. Marthe. Translated from the Latin (Paedotrophiae libri tres; the first English translation dates to 1710). With footnotes to the poem. Pediatric poetry, rendered by a translator of Callimachus.