Title details for Tales of the Dead:

Year: 1813.
Author(s): Sarah Elizabeth UTTERSON 
Gender: Female.
Title: TALES OF THE DEAD. PRINCIPALLY TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.
Publication: London: Printed for White, Cochrane, and Co., Fleet-Street, 1813.
Format: 1 vol. (viii, 248p). 8°.
Cat. nos: BL 12527.d.8; ECB 576; EN2 1813: 60; NSTC U261; OCLC 7089659.
Notes: Mainly translated and adapted from of Fantasmagoriana, ou Recueil d'histoires, d'apparitions de spectres, revenants […] traduit de l'allemand, par un Amateur [by Jean Baptiste Benoit Eyriès] (Paris, 1812). 'Advertisement', pp. [i]–ii, states: 'The first four tales in this collection, and the last, are imitated from a small French work, which professes to be translated from the German […] The last tale has been considerably curtailed […] The fifth tale […] is founded on an incident similar in its features, which was some years since communicated to me, by a female friend of very deserved celebrity'. 'Preface of the French Translator', pp. [iii]–viii. Six tales in all. No German original has been discovered.
DBF record no: 1813A061.

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