Title: The Adventures of Theagenes and Chariclia, ...
Publisher: W. Taylor, ., London, England
Publication Date: 1717
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
(title cont.) " . Step-mother. II. The Wandering Prelate. III. The Fighting Priest. IV. The Royal Adulteress. With several other curious Events. Written Originally in Greek . In Two volumes." 2 volumes, separate paging. I: xxxx, 1-261 pages. II:  pages, 1-257,  pages. Bound together. Lacks half title, and front and back endpapers and one page of advertisement at end. Text complete. Top of the title page has been removed down a 1/2 inch, not effecting the title. Full leather binding, worn corners to covers and top and bottom of the spine, raised bands on spine. A fourth century 'Romance' set in the Mediterranean containing dramatic scenes of despair and final joy. Has much adventure during their travels - pirates, criminals & mistaken identities. Intended for the young and female audience. Seems to be a first printing of a new translation of Heliodorus's work. Bookseller Inventory # 12039
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