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The Hermit [electronic resource]: Or, the Unparalleled Sufferings and Surprising Adventures of Mr. Philip Quarll, an Englishman: Who Was Lately Discovered by Mr. Dorrington, a Bristol Merchant, Upon an Uninhabited Island in the South Sea; Where He Has Lived About Fifty-Years, Without Any Human Assistance; Still Continues to Reside, and Will Not Come Away. Containing I. His Conferences With Those Who Found Him; To Whom He Recites the Most Material Circumstances of His Life: As That He Was Born in the Parish of St. Giles, Educated by the Charitable Contribution of a Lady, and Put 'Prentice to a Lock Smith. II. How He Left His Master and Was Taken Up With a Notorious House-Breaker, Who Was Hanged; How, After His Escape He Went to Sea a Cabin-Boy Married a Famous Whore, Listed Himself a Common Soldier, Turned Singing Master, and Married Three Wives, for Which He Was Tried and Condemned at the Old Bailey. III. How He Was Pardoned by King Charles II. Turned Merchant, and Was Ship Wrecked on This Desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico. With a Curious Frontispiece and a Map of the Island

Longueville, Peter
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed by Thomas Martin, No. 76, Wood-Street, Cheapside, [1795?]
Edition
The seventh edition
Language
English
Description
260 p., plates : map ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • Purporting to be by Edward Dorrington. In fact by Peter Longueville.
  • Sometimes also attributed to Alexander Bicknell.
  • No Thomas Martin at this address in Maxted; publication date from CU-BANC. - Verify format
  • Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, N17624.
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