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Uniform Title Arabian nights. English. 1797.
Title The Oriental moralist, or, The beauties of the Arabian nights entertainments / 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.
Publication Info. Dover [N.H.] : Printed by Samuel Bragg, Jr. for Wm. T. Clap, Boston, 1797.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Hammond  Ham A6582 O6    IN LIBRARY
Edition The first American edition.
Description [14], 232, [6] p. (last 2 leaves blank) ; 17 cm. (12°)
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.
Bookseller's advertisement: p. [234].
Signatures: [A]⁶ B-U⁶ W⁶ (W4 recto, W5, W6 blank)
Page 185 correctly numbered, cf. ESTC.
Indexed In: ESTC W6753
Evans 31743
Local Note Library copy from Hammond Collection; bookplate of James Hammond's Circulating Library on front paste-down, numbered in ms., black ink: 1384. Binding: contemporary sheep, gold bands. Lettering-piece missing.
Genre or Form Fiction -- United States -- 18th century.
Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 18th century.
Booksellers' advertisements -- United States -- 18th century.
Library copies (Provenance) -- United States -- 19th century.
Labels (Provenance) -- United States -- 19th century.
Added Author Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793, translator.
Bragg, Samuel, d. 1811, printer.
Clap, William Tileston, 1770-1818, bookseller.
Hammond, James, 1784-1866, former owner. ZNS
James Hammond's Circulating Library. ZNS
James Hammond's Circulating Library. 1384. ZNS
Added Title Beauties of the Arabian nights entertainments