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The Resource The oeconomy of human life : translated from an Indian manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin : to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of E****

The oeconomy of human life : translated from an Indian manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin : to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of E****

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The oeconomy of human life : translated from an Indian manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin : to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of E****
Title
The oeconomy of human life
Title remainder
translated from an Indian manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin : to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of E****
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Language
eng
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
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The oeconomy of human life : translated from an Indian manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin : to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of E****
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Publication
Note
  • Authorship also has been attributed to the Earl of Chesterfield, cf. Notes and queries, 1st ser., v. 10
  • Part one only
  • Stipple engravings on same pages as letterpress; many signed by Gardiner, sc. after Harding, del.; dated May, 1795 by E & S Harding
  • Publisher's advertisements: p. [117]-120
  • Letter to the Earl dated 1749
  • Includes prefatory Advertisement to the public; table of contents
  • UCLA copy imperfect: p. [117]-120 wanting.
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 416
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
22, [2], 120 p.
Note
  • Half red sheep and red marbled paper over boards. In red marbled case.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
  • Inscription on p. [50]
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31237656
  • ucoclc31237656
Label
The oeconomy of human life : translated from an Indian manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin : to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered : in a letter from an English gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of E****
Publication
Note
  • Authorship also has been attributed to the Earl of Chesterfield, cf. Notes and queries, 1st ser., v. 10
  • Part one only
  • Stipple engravings on same pages as letterpress; many signed by Gardiner, sc. after Harding, del.; dated May, 1795 by E & S Harding
  • Publisher's advertisements: p. [117]-120
  • Letter to the Earl dated 1749
  • Includes prefatory Advertisement to the public; table of contents
  • UCLA copy imperfect: p. [117]-120 wanting.
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 416
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
22, [2], 120 p.
Note
  • Half red sheep and red marbled paper over boards. In red marbled case.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
  • Inscription on p. [50]
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31237656
  • ucoclc31237656

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