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The Dumb Philosopher [electronic resource]: Or Great-Britain's Wonder, Containing I. A Faithful and Very Surprizing Account How Dickory Cronke, a Tinner's Son in the County of Cornwal, Was Born Dumb, and Continued So for 58 Years; And How Some Days Before He Died, He Came to His Speech: With Memoirs of His Life, and the Manner of His Death. II. A Declaration of His Faith and Principles in Religion: With a Collection of Select Meditations, Composed in His Retirement. III. His Prophetical Observations Upon the Affairs of Europe, More Particularly of Great-Britain, From 1720, to 1729. The Whole Extracted From His Original Papers, and Confirmed by Unquestionable Authority. To Which Is Annexed. His Elegy, Written by a Young Cornish Gentleman, of Exeter Coll. In Oxford; With an Epitaph by Another Hand

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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Dublin : printed and sold by Tho. Hume, next Door to the Walsh's-Head in Smock Alley, 1720.
Language
English
Description
52 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Chalmers, Wilson, Lee, Trent, Hutchins, Moore, Novak ("not certainly")). Attribution disputed by Furbank and Owens, Defoe de-attributions.
  • Moore 422 does not mention Dublin edition
  • Reproduction of original from Huntington 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 #).
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English Short Title Catalog, N9033.
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