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Economia da vida humana. Traducção de hum manuscripto indiano composto por hum antigo Brame: no frontespicio della se collocou huma carta de hum fidalgo inglez residente em a China. Dirigida ao Conde de . [sic] que contêm huma narração do modo como este manuscripto foi descoberto. Obra traduzida do inglez, e agora novamente do francez, por ***.

DODSLEY, Robert].

Published by Lisbon, Impressão Liberal, 1822., 1822
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8°, disbound. In good to very good condition. Contemporary manuscript ink errata on p. 108. (1 l.), v, 110 pp. *** Rare Portuguese translation. When first published in 1751, the original English text had a ready sale, passing through several issues in the year of publication. By the year 1812 the work had attained its fiftieth edition. It has also been translated into French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, and Welsh, has been paraphrased in verse, and illustrated in various styles by distinguished artists.*** Gonçalves Rodrigues 3781 (giving collation of iv, iv, 120 pp., but without locating any copy). Despite the difference in collation, our copy appears to be complete. This edition not located in Porbase, which cites 5 copies of the Porto 1777 edition (two at the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian; three at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa), a single copy of a Lisbon 1814 edition at the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, a single copy of the Bahia 1818 editon at the same location, a single copy of an edition of Lisbon: Impressão Liberal, 1823 at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, as well as single copies of Lisbon 1826 and Lisbon 1830 editions at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, and finally a single copy of a Lisbon 1859 edition at the Gulbenkian Foundation. No editions in Portuguese located in Hollis or Orbis. No editions in Portuguese located in Melvyl. Not located in NUC. Bookseller Inventory # 21205

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Title: Economia da vida humana. Traducção de hum ...

Publisher: Lisbon, Impressão Liberal, 1822.

Publication Date: 1822

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