1800 Rare Book - The Economy of Human Life from an Indian Manuscript written by a Bramin
Author : DODSLEY, ROBERT
Title :The Economy of Human Life. In Two Parts. Translated from an Indian Manuscript written by an Indian Bramin.
Publisher : London: for C. Cooke, no dtae. (circa 1800)
Language : Text in English
Size : 6 " X 4 "
Pages : 87 pages (Complete two parts)
Binding : Very good attractive full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing, nice ex libris of Henry Hopkins on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Illustrated with engraved frontis and title page.
The book : Rare and attractive Cooke edition of The Oeconomy of Human Life which appeared in 1750. It is a collection of moral precepts attributed to ancient authors in India and China, set out in a King James Version style of English attributed to an anonymous translator.
The Author : Robert Dodsley (13 February 1704 – 23 September 1764) was an English bookseller, poet, playwright, and miscellaneous writer.
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