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The orphan of China : a tragedy

Author: Voltaire; Joseph Henri Prémare; J -B Du Halde; Thomas Francklin; Junxiang Ji
Publisher: London : Printed for R. Baldwin, at the Rose in Paternoster-Row, MDCCLVI [1756]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire; Joseph Henri Prémare; J -B Du Halde; Thomas Francklin; Junxiang Ji
OCLC Number: 71746426
Notes: Translation of: L'orphelin de la Chine.
Translated by Thomas Francklin. Cf. Rousseau, L'Angleterre et Voltaire, p. 426.
Based on J.H. Prémare's translation of Ji Junxiang's Zhao shi gu er, under title l'Orphelin de Tchao, in J.-B. Du Halde's Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine. Cf. Voltaire's introductory epistle to the Duc de Richelieu (p. vii-xv).
Signatures: A⁴ a⁴ B-I⁴.
Woodcut t.p. vignette; ornamental head- and tailpieces, ornamental initials.
"To David Garrick, Esq.": pages [iii]-vi. Signed: The translator.
Publisher's advertisements: p. 63-[64].
Description: xv, [1], 63, [1] p. 20 cm (8vo)
Other Titles: Orphelin de la Chine.
Responsibility: translated from the French of M. de Voltaire ; first acted at Paris, on the 20th of August, 1755.

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