Vikram and the vampire ; or, Tales of Hindu devilry / Adapted [from the Baitāl-pachīsī] by Richard F. Burton ... With ... illustrations by Ernest Griset Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890

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Creator
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
Subjects
Tales - India.; India.; Folklore.
Audience
Juvenile; General
Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: King Vikram and the Vampire
  • Classic Hindu Tales of Adventure, Magic, and Romance
  • Preface
  • Preface to the First (1870) Edition
  • Introduction
  • The Vampire's First Story
  • In which a Man deceives a Woman
  • The Vampire's Second Story
  • Of the Relative Villany of Men and Women
  • The Vampire's Third Story
  • Of a High-minded Family
  • The Vampire's Fifth Story
  • Of the Thief who Laughed and Wept
  • The Vampire's Sixth Story
  • In which Three Men dispute about a Woman
  • The Vampire's Seventh Story
  • Showing the exceeding Folly of many wise Fools
  • The Vampire's Eighth Story
  • Of the Use and Misuse of Magic Pills
  • The Vampire's Ninth Story
  • Showing that a Man's Wife belongs not to his Body but to his Head
  • The Vampire's Tenth Story
  • Of the Marvellous Delicacy the Three Queens
  • The Vampire's Eleventh Story
  • Which Puzzles Raja Vikram
  • Conclusion.
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Work ID
1477186

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