Title details for Iron Mask, The:

Year: 1809.
Author(s): Charles de Fieux, Chevalier de MOUHY 
Translator: John Proteus HUNT 
Gender: Male.
Title: THE IRON MASK; OR, THE ADVENTURES OF A FATHER & A SON, A ROMANCE, TRANSLATED FROM A SPANISH MANUSCRIPT, BY THE REVEREND JOHN PROTEUS HUNT. IN THREE VOLUMES.
Publication: London: Printed by J. Dean, 57, Wardour Street, Soho. For George Hughes, 212, Tottenham-Court-Road, and sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 20, Paternoster-Row, 1809.
Format: 3 vols (I xlv, 208p; II 208p; III 193p). 12°.
Cat. nos: Corvey; CME 3-628-47669-0; EN2 1809: 52; xNSTC; xOCLC.
Notes: Trans. of Le Masque de Fer, ou les aventures admirables du père et du fils (La Haye, 1750). 'The English Translator's Preface' (vol. 1, pp. [v]–ix), signed 'J. P. H.', begins: 'The History of the Iron Mask was originally written in Spanish, and was published by the French Translator, who favours us with the annexed ingenious and interesting preface, in the original language, and in French, at the Hague, about the year 1726–7'. Dedication 'to Her Ladyship the Countess of Tremes', signed 'L. C. D***'. Preface, pp. [xiii]–xlv. Continuous roman and arabic pagination, with novel proper beginning on p. [47]. Frank (Item 193) treats Hunt's work as an original title, and gives A. K. Newman as publisher.
DBF record no: 1809A051.

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