Robert Samber

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Histories, or tales of past times, 1729

Robert Samber (1682—c. 1745) was a British writer and translator.[1] He is credited with the first English translation of the Mother Goose tales.[2]

He is also the english translator of "The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault"


  1. ^ Oxford Biography Index entry Samber, Robert (bap. 1682, d. c. 1745), writer and translator Oxford Biography Index Number 101069872 cite: Oxford DNB
  2. ^ See reprinted edition from Garland Publishing Co., 1977.

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