About this item
119pp. Printed by T. Rickaby, for S & E Harding, Pall Mall, 1795. Brown leather boards show extensive age use & are all dis-bound & loose. Size 18.5 x 12 cm. Back end papers marbled, the front are not.
Title page has tears across leading edge. & pp98. Age toned & foxed in parts . Full of charming copper plate illustration's.
Only other copies on Internet in USA, with US publisher.
Book is split into seven parts each part making a statement on the human condition.
Title page states, 'Translated from an Indian manuscript' & written by an ancient Bramin. There's an explanation at front of book explaining its origins from a letter from a gentleman residing in China; concerning an ancient manuscript found in the Grand Lama's temple in Tibet. Letter sent to an unnamed Earl.
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