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The Resource The economy of human life, complete, in two parts : translated from an Indian manuscript : to which is prefixed, an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, residing in China, to the Earl of ************

The economy of human life, complete, in two parts : translated from an Indian manuscript : to which is prefixed, an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, residing in China, to the Earl of ************

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The economy of human life, complete, in two parts : translated from an Indian manuscript : to which is prefixed, an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, residing in China, to the Earl of ************
Title
The economy of human life, complete, in two parts
Title remainder
translated from an Indian manuscript : to which is prefixed, an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, residing in China, to the Earl of ************
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Language
eng
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CLU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The economy of human life, complete, in two parts : translated from an Indian manuscript : to which is prefixed, an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, residing in China, to the Earl of ************
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Authorship of part 1 also has been attributed to the Earl of Chesterfield, cf. Notes and queries, 1st ser., v. 10; of part 2 also to John Hill, cf. Dict. nat. biog
  • Published in England as The oeconomy of human life
  • Part second half-title: p. [67]
  • Engraving: frontispiece
  • Table of contents: [4] pages at end
  • Prefatory letter to the Earl dated 1749
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 416
Dimensions
11 cm.
Extent
139, [5] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards, tooled in gold. In dark wine-brown marbled case.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
  • Bookplate of Charles Elkin Mathews on upper paste-down.
  • Inscribed "Henry Thos. Ellicombe given to him by his brother Chas. Greene Ellicombe 1799" on flyleaf.
  • Bookdealer's description of 1751 edition pasted on verso of upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31237586
  • ucoclc31237586
Label
The economy of human life, complete, in two parts : translated from an Indian manuscript : to which is prefixed, an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, residing in China, to the Earl of ************
Publication
Note
  • Authorship of part 1 also has been attributed to the Earl of Chesterfield, cf. Notes and queries, 1st ser., v. 10; of part 2 also to John Hill, cf. Dict. nat. biog
  • Published in England as The oeconomy of human life
  • Part second half-title: p. [67]
  • Engraving: frontispiece
  • Table of contents: [4] pages at end
  • Prefatory letter to the Earl dated 1749
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 416
Dimensions
11 cm.
Extent
139, [5] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards, tooled in gold. In dark wine-brown marbled case.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
  • Bookplate of Charles Elkin Mathews on upper paste-down.
  • Inscribed "Henry Thos. Ellicombe given to him by his brother Chas. Greene Ellicombe 1799" on flyleaf.
  • Bookdealer's description of 1751 edition pasted on verso of upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31237586
  • ucoclc31237586

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