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The Persian and The Turkish Tales. Compleat. Translated formerly from those languages into French ... and now from that translation, by the late learned Dr. King, and several other hands. to which are added, Two Letters ... giving an account of Madagascar; and of the French Embassador's reception by the King of Siam. 2 vols.
W. Mears and J. Browne. 1714 [12], 755; [7], 252pp. Fronts. to both vols. Contemp. panelled calf;large strip of leather torn from back board vol. II, otherwise a good sound copy. Bookplates of Leake Okeover; ownership signature of Mary Nicoll on recto of frontispieces.ESTC T107790. Scarce: BL + Newbery + Berkeley only. The First Edition of this early development of '1001 Nights'. The second edition of 1718 is reported in a single copy at UCLA. Leake Okeover, 1701-1765, of Ashburn, Staffs. ,
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