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The Hermit [electronic resource]: Or, the Unparallel'd 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 Above Fifty Years, Without Any Human Assistance; Still Continues to Reside, and Will Not Come Away. Containing, I. His Conferences With Those Who Found Him Out; 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 Locksmith. 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 Baily. III. How He Was Pardoned by King Charles II. Turned Merchant, and Was Shipwrecked 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 for J. Wren, opposite New Exchange Buildings in the Strand; S. Crowder, H. Woodgate, J. Fuller, and J. Warcus, 1768.
Edition
The fourth edition
Language
English
Description
xii, 263, [1] p., plates ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • Preface signed: P. L.; text signed: Ed. Dorrington; in fact, by Peter Longueville.
  • Sometimes also attributed to Alexander Bicknell.
  • Reproduction of original from William Andrews Clark Memorial Library (UCLA).
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, N2330.
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