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The Oeconomy of Human Life. Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written by an Ancient Bramin.

London: T. Rickaby, for S. and E. Harding, 1795


J.[?] Ridge [inscription on half-title]; "A present from Mrs. Cockburn--Feby. 2nd--1796" [inscr. on preliminary leaf]; acquired in 1906 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 786-87; ESTC (RLIN): T082506

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 49 stipple engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books