Roman Stories: or the HISTORY OF THE SEVEN WISE MASTERS OF ROME: containing Seven Days Entertainment, in many Pleasant and Witty Tales and Stories; wherein the Treachery of Evil Counsellors is discovered, Innocency cleared, and the Wisdom of the Seven Wise Masters displayed. The Forty-Third Edition.
London: J. Hollis... where also may be had The History of the Seven Wise Mistresses, No date [circa 1790]. 96 pages. Engraved frontispiece, and 8 woodcuts within the text. Original wrappers, with woodcut to the upper panel. 12mo. Little carelessly opened in places; some light spotting; the wrapper, however, is for the sister book, The Seven Wise Mistresses of Rome! The word 'Mistresses' has been crossed through and 'Masters' substituted in longhand. A very good copy. The preface recommends this book 'as most proper to initiate or introduce youth into the principles of sound literature and virtue.'