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Tartarian Tales:

GUEULETTE Thomas Simon (1759)

£325.00  [First Edition]

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or, a Thousand and One Quarters of Hours. Written in French by the celebrated Mr. Gueulette, Author of the Chinese, Mogul, and other Tales. The whole now for the first Time translated into English, by Thomas Floyd. Engraved frontispiece.First Edition of this translation. 12mo. ix, [i], 369 pp. Contemporary calf (lacking label). London: for J. and R. Tonson,

Slight damp-stain to the head of the first 5 leaves, but a good copy. A translation of Mille et une quarts d'heure, in the genre of the Mille et une nuits. Provenance: James Brodie of Brodie (bookplate, and signature on the title-page).

Stock Code: 50111