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Author Written in French by M. Gueulette translated by Mr. [Thomas] Stackhouse
Title CHINESE TALES or Wonderful Adventures of the Mandarin Fum-Hoam: related by himself, to Divert the Sultana, upon the Celebration of her Nuptials.
PlacePub London
Publisher Harrison and Co.
Date 1781
Illustrations Plates (3) by Stothard engraved by Sharp, Walker or Collyer.
Description Octavo quarter cloth with decorative paper on boards (minor signs of use) 115pp in double columns. The plates are all dated 1781 and thus are new to this edition. Some foxing and other signs of use but only on pages 63-66 is this pronounced. Divided into various evening tales in the style of Arabian 1001 Nights.
Booknumber P6920
Price Price: GBP 50.00 or USD 63.00
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