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Histories, novels, and translations / written by the most ingenious Mrs. Behn ; the second volume, the greatest part never before printed.

  • Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689.
Date
M.DCC [1700]
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Publication/Creation

London : Printed by W.O. for S.B. and sold by M. Brown ..., M.DCC [1700]

Physical description

6 unnumbered pages, ix, 5 unnumbered pages, 98, 20 pages, 10 unnumbered pages, 146 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 18 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 63-97 pages, 5 unnumbered pages, 2, 21-61 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 33 pages, 7 unnumbered pages, 37-87 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait

Notes

Imperfect: copy at reel 1787:8 stained, torn, t.p. mutilated, and lacking frontispiece port. of Mrs. Behn.
This item appears at reel 857:25 incorrectly identified as Wing B1714, and at reel 1787:8 as Wing (2nd ed.) B1711A.
Each work except the second has special t.p.; some works have separate paging; some works appear separately and have been cataloged separately.
Reproduction of original in Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Contents

1. A theory or system of several new-inhabited worlds lately discover'd and pleasantly describ'd, in five nights conversation with Madam the Marchioness of ****. Written in French by the famous Mons. Fontanelle. -- 2. An essay on translation and translated prose. -- 3. The history of oracles, and cheats of the pagan priests fully discover's. Written in Latin by Dr. Vandale. Translated into French and improv'd by the famous Mons. Fontanelle. -- 4. The blind lady a beauty: a novel. -- 5. The dumb virgin: or, The force of imagination: a novel. -- 6. The unhappy fortunate lady: a true history. -- 7. The wandring beauty: or, The lucky fair one. -- 8. The unhappy mistake: or, The impious vow punish'd.

References note

Wing (2nd ed.) B1711A

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 857:25 and 1787:8) s1999 miun s

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Languages

  • English


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