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The Resource The child of nature improved by chance, or, The history of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and whose escapes from the snares of love are truly wonderful; depicting many and various luscious scenes with her paramours : this curious history showing the power of woman over man when she can control her passion is illustrated with engravings, and will be found the most pleasing and amorous narrative ever submitted to the public, translated from the French

The child of nature improved by chance, or, The history of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and whose escapes from the snares of love are truly wonderful; depicting many and various luscious scenes with her paramours : this curious history showing the power of woman over man when she can control her passion is illustrated with engravings, and will be found the most pleasing and amorous narrative ever submitted to the public, translated from the French

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The child of nature improved by chance, or, The history of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and whose escapes from the snares of love are truly wonderful; depicting many and various luscious scenes with her paramours : this curious history showing the power of woman over man when she can control her passion is illustrated with engravings, and will be found the most pleasing and amorous narrative ever submitted to the public
Title
The child of nature improved by chance, or, The history of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and whose escapes from the snares of love are truly wonderful; depicting many and various luscious scenes with her paramours
Title remainder
this curious history showing the power of woman over man when she can control her passion is illustrated with engravings, and will be found the most pleasing and amorous narrative ever submitted to the public
Statement of responsibility
translated from the French
Title variation
  • History of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and whose escapes from the snares of love are truly wonderful; depicting many and various luscious scenes with her paramours
  • Child of nature improved by chance, or, The history of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and who escapes from the snares of love
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MIGCL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1793-1871
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kock, Paul de
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Language note
In English; translated from the French
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Seduction
Label
The child of nature improved by chance, or, The history of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and whose escapes from the snares of love are truly wonderful; depicting many and various luscious scenes with her paramours : this curious history showing the power of woman over man when she can control her passion is illustrated with engravings, and will be found the most pleasing and amorous narrative ever submitted to the public, translated from the French
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "New works of Charles Paul de Kock ... The child of nature improved by chance, Price 25 cents ... The above works can be furnished at Howland & Co., no. [blank] Ann-st., New York"-- page [4] of wrapper
  • Two columns to the page
  • Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CPPC02733
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (143 pages, 4 unnumbered plates)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)937017228
Label
The child of nature improved by chance, or, The history of a young lady of luxurious temperament and prurient imagination, who experiences repeatedly the dangers of seduction, which are described in glowing colors, and whose escapes from the snares of love are truly wonderful; depicting many and various luscious scenes with her paramours : this curious history showing the power of woman over man when she can control her passion is illustrated with engravings, and will be found the most pleasing and amorous narrative ever submitted to the public, translated from the French
Publication
Note
  • "New works of Charles Paul de Kock ... The child of nature improved by chance, Price 25 cents ... The above works can be furnished at Howland & Co., no. [blank] Ann-st., New York"-- page [4] of wrapper
  • Two columns to the page
  • Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CPPC02733
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (143 pages, 4 unnumbered plates)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)937017228

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