The Adventures of Theagenes and Chariclia, Romance, Being the Rise, Progress, Tryals, and Happy Success of the Heroic Lives of Those Two Illustrious Persons. Wherein the Following Histories are Intermixed I. The Treacherous Slave; or Cruel (cont.)


Published by W. Taylor, ., London, England, 1717
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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(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: [12] pages, 1-257, [3] 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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Title: The Adventures of Theagenes and Chariclia, ...

Publisher: W. Taylor, ., London, England

Publication Date: 1717

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

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