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Chinese Tales: or, the Wonderful Adventures of the Mandarin Fum-Hoam.Related by Himself to Divert the Sultana, upon the Celebration of her Nuptials by  M. translated from the French by Stackhouse Gueulette - Hardcover - Second - 1740 - from SRG Antiquarian Books and Biblio.com

Chinese Tales: or, the Wonderful Adventures of the Mandarin Fum-Hoam.Related by Himself to Divert the Sultana, upon the Celebration of her Nuptials

by Gueulette, M. translated from the French by Stackhouse

Condition: Very Good+


1740 - Chinese Tales: or, the Wonderful Adventures of Mandarin Fum-Hoam. Related by Himself to Divert the Sultana, upon the Celebration of her Nuptials. Printed for J. Hodges, London. Second Edition 1740.

This very rare full leather Second Edition translated by Stackhouse awaits the true collector of 18th century works. The original French edition was published in 1723 under the title "Les aventures merveilleuses du mandarin Fum-Hoam" and Stackhouse's translation first appeared in 1725...hence, this is the second edition.Contents has been photographed for your review as well as examples of engraved illustrations.

This small full leather bound original 1740 book is beautifully in tact, with a firm binding, period end pages and stunning illustrations. It was professionally rebound in full leather, aged to retain its original character as shown. We found no writing or tears within. The newspaper articles that were inserted in the book have been retained with the book and caused some staining within the book. Please take time to ask for any further photographs or information about condition in order to make your best buying decision!

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  • Bookseller: SRG Antiquarian Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 345100432
  • Title: Chinese Tales: or, the Wonderful Adventures of the Mandarin Fum-Hoam.Related by Himself to Divert the Sultana, upon the Celebration of her Nuptials
  • Author: Gueulette, M. translated from the French by Stackhouse
  • Format/binding: Full leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed for J. Hodges
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1740
  • Keywords: Transmigration, Secretary Addison
  • Bookseller catalogs: Eighteenth Century rare books;
  • Size: 32mo


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