|Catalog Number||843 FEN 1791 V1|
|Date of Publication||1791|
|Title||Les Aventures de Télémaque, Fils D'Ulysse, Volume II|
Inscriptions: The book is signed several times by Margaretta Brown. On the first page, she signed the book as "Magaretta Mason, New York." On the title page, she signed her name "Margaretta Brown." Her brother's name is also signed on the front page, "Jn. M. Mason." In the middle of the book Orlando Brown has also signed this book, with Tuscumbia, Alabama. At the back end of the book, Margaretta signed it again.
Les aventures de Télémaque, Fils D'Ulysse (The adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses) is a didactic French novel. This 408 page book contains 12 engravings. It was written by Fénelon, Archbishop of Cambrai and tutor to the seven-year-old Duc de Bourgogne (grandson of Louis XIV and second in line to the throne). It was published anonymously in 1699 and reissued in 1717 by his family. The slender plot fills out a gap in Homer's Odyssey, recounting the educational travels of Telemachus, son of Ulysses, accompanied by his tutor, Mentor, who is revealed at the end of the story to be Minerva, goddess of wisdom, in disguise.
|Author||Fénelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe|
|Publisher||Chez Barbou, Libraire, rue des Mathurins|
|Place of Publication||Paris|
|Subjects||Telemachus (Greek mythology) -- Fiction.|
Margaretta Mason Brown
John Mitchell Mason