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    Pilpay's Fables (Hardback) By (author) Sir Richard Francis Burton, Introduction by Tom Cox

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    DescriptionThis is a translation of a recently discovered manuscript, containing Sanskrit tales written over 2000 years ago, in which each tale - acted out by a cast of animals and people - is intended to offer an important lesson in life, often one that evolves from the protagonists' various misfortunes. Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) - soldier, explorer, linguist, anthropologist, literatus - is perhaps best known as co-discoverer (with partner John Hanning Speke), of the source of the Nile, and the first translator into English of the 'Thousand And One


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    Title
    Pilpay's Fables
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sir Richard Francis Burton, Introduction by Tom Cox
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 551 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789745240285
    ISBN 10: 9745240281
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: CUS
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.5
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 08
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFHF
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/INDIAN
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15490
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 62
    DC21: 398.20954
    DC22: 398.20954
    Publisher
    Orchid Press Publishing Limited
    Imprint name
    Orchid Press Publishing Limited
    Publication date
    24 July 2006