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Dodsley, Robert, 1704–1764
The oeconomy of human life : translated from an Indian manuscript written by an ancient Bramin : to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discovered in a letter from an English gentleman, residing in China to the Earl of ****.
London : Printed for J. Dodsley, 1772.
Physical Description:
xxvi, 94 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HD8039 C49 H35 1773
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Melville and Naomi Stone
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC: Bound with: State of chimney-sweepers young apprentices. London : Sold at Pamphlet-shops, 1773.
BAC: Bound in full red morocco, gilt back, gilt borders of roses and thistles sides. Initials MI (Miss James?) in center of front cover.
First published under title: The oeconomy of human life.
Also attributed to the Earl of Chesterfield. Cf. Evans 6836.
Evans, C. American bibliography, 6836
Subject Terms:
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Dodsley, J. -- Printer.
Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786 -- Presc. insc. to Miss James, 1773.
James, Miss -- Presc. insc. from Jonas Hanway, 1773.
Maxims -- Early works to 1800.
Stone, Melville E. -- Bookplate.
Wood engravings -- 1772.
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773.

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