Rasselas Leather Bound – January 1, by LL.D. Johnson, Samuel (Author), And R. Smirke Raimbach, A. (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: LL.D. Johnson, Samuel. Rasselas. With Engravings By A. Raimbach, from Pictures By R. Smirke by JOHNSON, SAMUEL Seller Contact Editions Published Condition Very Good Edition. Available now at - Hardcover - London; Published by William Miller and Sold by Manners and Miller and Archibald Constable the Letter Press by James Ballantyne Edinburgh: First edition thus - - Book Condition: Near Fine - Illustrated Edition - 4to., [viii], pp., four finely engraved full-page plates and a fine decorative engraved half-page headpiece to chapter 1 by. JOHNSON (SAMUEL) Rasselas with engravings by A. Raimbach, from pictures by E. Smirke JOHNSON (SAMUEL) WHATLEY (ELIZABETH) The Second Part of the History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY.
Today, this book is better known as Rasselas; the evolution of the title is a story of its own, which will be discussed later in this introduction. Johnson wrote the story in January , in the span of about a week. The first reference to it that has survived is in a letter from Johnson on . Rasselas, the most famous Oriental tale ever written by an Englishman, is set in the East where an Eastern prince Rasselas and his sister travel from Abyssinia to Egypt, and where Imlac sees the world of Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Persia and Arabia -- an area that constitutes a cradle of early civilizations, and bed of Islam. The History of Rasselas: Prince of Abissinia Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The History of Rasselas: Prince of Abissinia is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Rasselas is the fourth son of a powerful emperor in Abissinia. He and his siblings are confined to the palace and cannot venture to the outside world. The palace is located in a valley with tall mountains on either side, and there is no way to leave except for the heavily guarded gate.
Smirke (illustrator). 1st Thus. a near fine copy in a superb 3/4 brown morocco with marbled boards of Johnson's novel of Abyssinia with all the original copper plate engravings by A Raimbach from paintings by Robert Smirke of the Royal Academy, Letter Press by James Ballantyne of Edinburgh, a tall well margined copy Raised bands and a black morocco gilt title label on spine. Immediately download the The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. Prints. Comic Books. Comics. Cartoons. DC, Marvel & Dark Horse. Graphic Novels. Graphic Novel Books. With Engravings by A. Raimbach, from Pictures by R. Smirke. JOHNSON, Samuel: Illustrated Edition. Find any book at the best price; By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read. Inserted is a portrait by A. Raimbach after H. Raeburn; in Volume III three plates by A. Smith, F. Engleheart, and R. Golding after Westall; in Volume IV an original water-colour half-title in a border, and a drawing of Sir Tristrem's armour in a similar border; in Volume V a plate, the engraved title from the Westall edition of , and seven.