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[CAMBRIDGE (Richard Owen)]. The Fakeer: a Tale. [in verse].

 First edition, 4to, vi, [7]-11, [1] pp., some faint staining to fore-edge margins, disbound. A metrical dialogue between a fakir ('a Religious well known in the East') and an Indian; Cambridge acknowledges that 'the Plan of the following Lines is borrowed from M. Voltaire, who evidently took his Hint from a Passage in Pere Le Comte's History of China....'.

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