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The Hermit [electronic resource]: Or, the Unparalleled Sufferings and Surprizing Adventures of Philip Quarll, an Englishman: Who Was Discovered by Mr Dorrington, a Bristol Merchant, Upon an Uninhabited Island, in the South-Sea; Where He Lived About Fifty Years, Without Any Human Assistance. Containing I. His Conference 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 Took 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 a Singing-Master, and Married Three Wives, for Which He Was Tried and Condemned at the Old Baily. III. How He Was Pardoned by K. Charles II. Turned Merchant, and Was Ship-Wrecked on a Desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico. With a Curious Frontispiece

Longueville, Peter
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the booksellers, M,DCC,XCVII. [1797]
Edition
The tenth edition
Language
English
Description
240 p. : ill. ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • Signed: Ed. Dorrington; in fact by Peter Longueville.
  • Sometimes also attributed to Alexander Bicknell.
  • Drop-head title: 'The English hermit.'.
  • Frontis. = ill.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
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, N33125.
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