Title: Angola: An Eastern Tale . Translated by H. B...
Publisher: Chapman & Hall Ltd. London. 1926
Publication Date: 1926
Binding: Cloth Backed Patterned Boards
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
No. 770 of 1000 copies printed by the Curwen Press. With an Introduction by Augustus John. Gilt page tops. Uncut page sides and bottoms. From the Translator's Note: "Angola, by the Chevalier J.-R. de La Morliere, was first published in Paris under the rubric 'A Agra' in 1746. It was frequently reprinted in France during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The present translation is made from the text of an edition of 1751. H. B. V." Contents include: One cannot please every one; Even evil has its uses; Payment of the Royal Dues -- The end of the noviciate; A pleasant remedy to employ against boredom; And high time, too!; A fortunate haven; The remedy is worse than the disease; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 238
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