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The Resource Vathek : translated from the original French

Vathek : translated from the original French

Label
Vathek : translated from the original French
Title
Vathek
Title remainder
translated from the original French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
PAU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ1957.B29
LC item number
V313 1816
Literary form
fiction
Label
Vathek : translated from the original French
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published anonymously. Written by William Beckford
  • A corrected reprint of Samuel Henley's translation published in 1786. Cf. Chapman bibliography, Appendix A.iii, p. [128]
  • Issue with text at p. 220: "When the afflicting narrative was closed, the young man entered on his own ..."--Cf. Chapman. 3.A.iii, a, p. 26
  • Another issue has imprint: London, Printed for W.C. Clarke, New Bond street. Sold also by Taylor and Hessey, Fleet street. MDCCCXVI
  • The engraving in this issue appears as the frontispiece
  • Publisher's advertisements on 1 leaf following t.p
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev. and corr.
Extent
[4], 284 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Varant issue: "Sold also by Taylor and Hessey ..." Bound in brown calf, tooled in gilt and blind. All edges marbled. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown: Samuel Augustine Courtauld; ownership inscription on free endpaper. Ex libris Brooke Whiting.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)187969979
  • ucoclc187969979
Label
Vathek : translated from the original French
Publication
Note
  • Published anonymously. Written by William Beckford
  • A corrected reprint of Samuel Henley's translation published in 1786. Cf. Chapman bibliography, Appendix A.iii, p. [128]
  • Issue with text at p. 220: "When the afflicting narrative was closed, the young man entered on his own ..."--Cf. Chapman. 3.A.iii, a, p. 26
  • Another issue has imprint: London, Printed for W.C. Clarke, New Bond street. Sold also by Taylor and Hessey, Fleet street. MDCCCXVI
  • The engraving in this issue appears as the frontispiece
  • Publisher's advertisements on 1 leaf following t.p
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev. and corr.
Extent
[4], 284 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Varant issue: "Sold also by Taylor and Hessey ..." Bound in brown calf, tooled in gilt and blind. All edges marbled. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown: Samuel Augustine Courtauld; ownership inscription on free endpaper. Ex libris Brooke Whiting.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)187969979
  • ucoclc187969979

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