Oeconomie de la Vie Humaine. Ouvrage traduit en François sur la Traduction Anglaise du Manuscrit Indien d’un ancien Bramine.

  • [Dodsley, Robert]
  • Edimbourg [Edinburgh]: [s.n.] 1752
  • ESTC T82510.

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Description

8vo, pp. xxxii, 160 + engraved title-page and frontispiece. Contemporary calf, boards bordered in gilt rules, spine divided by raised bands, tooled in gilt, red label, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A little rubbed and scratched, corners worn. Armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Gunning, 1st Baronet, to front pastedown.

Notes

A French translation of the bookseller and writer Robert Dodsley's orientalist 18th-century bestseller the Oeconomy of Human Life, probably printed in Paris; in any case the Edinburgh imprint is undoubtedly false.

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