London: Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund and sold by J. Murray, 1830.
First edition of Forbes' translation. Half title, six pages relating to the "Oriental Translation Fund, at the Royal Asiatic Society's House" with membership list, publications, etc. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary half burgundy morocco, black morocco labels. Binding rubbed else an excellent copy of this work. Item #31939
Contain seven tales of Hatin's adventures.¶ Forbes, a noted orientalist, is equally well known for his monumental work the catalogue of the British Museum collection of Persian manuscripts and his works on chess. This translation of Hatin Täi may be his first published work.
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