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Oriental anecdotes

or, The history of Haroun Alrachid.
  • 327 Pages
  • 3.58 MB
  • English
Garland Pub. , New York
Hārūn al-Rashīd, Caliph, ca. 763-809 -- Fiction., Caliphs -- Fic
SeriesThe Flowering of the novel
LC ClassificationsPZ3.F275 Or20, PQ1982.F8 Or20
The Physical Object
Pagination327 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5056336M
ISBN 10082401166X
LC Control Number74019079

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Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, First edition. Hardcover. 12mo. 26 leaves of plates. Contemporary red leather spine, gilt; printed paper boards.

Boards darkened, rubbed and stained, some roughness to the edges and corners, ffep perished else a good copy. On front printed board: By the author of Anecdotes of Animals.

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et seq.); others would regard the Epicurean passages as to be read with interrogations (so some rabbis), while it has also been suggested (by Bickell, "Der Prediger") that the sheets of the book have been displaced.

None of these opinions.