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The Tales Of The Genii: Or, The Delightful Lessons Of Homar The Son Of  Asmar: Two Volumes In One

The Tales Of The Genii: Or, The Delightful Lessons Of Homar The Son Of Asmar: Two Volumes In One

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The Tales Of The Genii: Or, The Delightful Lessons Of Homar The Son Of Asmar: Two Volumes In One

by Morell, Sir Charles (Pen Name of James Kenneth Ridley)

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London, England: Harrison and Co.. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1780. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 235 pages: 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 1.4: KB#010430: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. No Jacket As Issued. Two Volumes In One Book; Second Volume starts on P. 119. Copy still has original two yellow ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. There is a handwritten note on inside of front cover "Hartwell Library, Bound at Aylesbury 1850." and a bookplate of a prior owner. Tales of the Genii is a collection of stories by James K. Ridley based on those of the Arabian Nights. These were enhanced with illustrations and engraved plates drawn by Richard Westall. These Tales were first published in two volumes in 1764, they were issued under the pen name 'Sir Charles Morell', supposedly the British Ambassador at Bombay. Ridley's Tales were allegedly composed by an imam named Horam and translated from a Persian manuscript; they were in fact, products of Ridley's imagination. This 1780 edition contains both volumes in one book.: B&W Illustrations .

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Title
The Tales Of The Genii: Or, The Delightful Lessons Of Homar The Son Of Asmar: Two Volumes In One
Author
Morell, Sir Charles (Pen Name of James Kenneth Ridley)
Illustrator
Richard Westall
Format/Binding
Hard Cover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued
Edition
First Edition: First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harrison and Co.
Place of Publication
London, England
Date Published
1780
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Historical Fiction
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