Robert Samber

(c. 1682—1745) writer and translator

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(bap. 1682, d. c.1745) Translator who is chiefly remembered for his 1729 version of Charles Perrault's fairy-tales as Mother Goose's Tales: Histories, or Tales of Passed Times. With Morals. Samber often produced dual-language editions for the purposes of teaching French to English children.

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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