THE TALES OF THE GENII; OR, THE DELIGHTFUL LESSONS OF HORAM, THE SON OF ASMAR. [TWO VOLUMES]. Sir Charles Morell.
THE TALES OF THE GENII; OR, THE DELIGHTFUL LESSONS OF HORAM, THE SON OF ASMAR. [TWO VOLUMES]
THE TALES OF THE GENII; OR, THE DELIGHTFUL LESSONS OF HORAM, THE SON OF ASMAR. [TWO VOLUMES]
THE TALES OF THE GENII; OR, THE DELIGHTFUL LESSONS OF HORAM, THE SON OF ASMAR. [TWO VOLUMES]

THE TALES OF THE GENII; OR, THE DELIGHTFUL LESSONS OF HORAM, THE SON OF ASMAR. [TWO VOLUMES]

Dublin: P. Wilson, D. Chamberlaine, J. Potts, J. Hoey, jun. and J. Williams, 1765. First Dublin Edition. Octavo, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf boards, rebacked with newer spines, paneled with gilt, burgundy labels with gilt titling, original endpapers preserved; early name on title pages, A4 of volume 1; bookplate to front pastedowns; mild wear to edges of opening and ending leaves; shelved case 7.

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NOTES

The Tales of the Genii, a pastiche of the Arabian Nights, were allegedly composed by an imam named Horam and translated from a Persian manuscript, but in actuality, they were products of Ridley's imagination. They belong to a genre of imitation Orientalia popular in the 18th century.

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