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Title The Oriental moralist, or The beauties of The Arabian nights entertainments. [electronic resource] : Translated from the original, and accompanied with suitable reflections adapted to each story. By the Reverend Mr. Cooper. Author of The history of England, &c. &c. &c
Imprint Dover [N.H.] : Printed by Samuel Bragg, Jr. for Wm. T. Clap, Boston, 1797
Edition The first American edition
Descript [14], 232, [6] p. ; 12⁰
Note Preface signed: J. Cooper. Richard Johnson is probably the "Rev. Mr. Cooper" of the title. Cf. Weedon, M.J.P. "Richard Johnson and the successors to John Newbery." Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 5th ser., v. 4 (1949): 37 and 59
Error in paging: p. 185 misnumbered 145
Bookseller's advertisement, p. [233]
Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Signatures: [A]⁶ B-U⁶ W⁶ (W4 recto, W5, W6 blank)
Evans, 31743
English Short Title Catalog, W6753
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Subject Booksellers' advertisements -- New Hampshire -- Dover. rbgenr
Fairy tales, Arab -- Early works to 1800
Booksellers' advertisements -- New Hampshire -- Dover. rbgenr
Alt Author Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793. Author.
Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793
Bragg, Samuel, d. 1811, printer
Clap, William Tileston, 1770-1818, bookseller
Unif Title Arabian nights. English
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