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Deux (les) matrones, by Fréron, Élie-Catherine; Petronius

Keywords:  China, Classical antiquity, Collected works, Greece, Literature, Prose Fiction, Satirical works, Short stories

Parisian category: Romans

Acquired:  78 full copies

Sold and Given:  29 full copies

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Full title: Deux (les) matrones, ou les Infidélités démasquées, ouvrage posthume de M. Freron, enrichi de notes curieuses et interessantes
Edition type (by origin): French editions
Author(s): Fréron, Élie-Catherine; Petronius
Translator(s): Fréron, Élie-Catherine, Halde, Jean-Baptiste [du]
Original title: Matrona Ephesi; ?
Original language: Greek-Chinese
Language(s): French
Publication: Paris: Au Temple de la Vérité, 1776
Details: 1 volume, in 2 sections, in-8°, pages: 24, 98
LFB Catalogue 1787
STN Catalogue 1785
Notes: Attribution - catalogue and MS1007 information. First part of the work a loose translation of 'La Matrone d'Ephèse' by Petronius after BnF catalogue. The second half, with separate pagination and title page, is entitled 'Tchouang-Tse et Tien, histoire chinoise' and is a translation [NB. Martin et al., 'Bibliographie du genre romanesque' implies that it is a genuine one] by father Jean-Baptiste du Halde, which had already appeared in his 'Description de l'Empire de la Chine' (1735) and in the 'Journal étranger'.