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The Hermit [electronic resource]: Or, the Unparalled [Sic] 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 Lock-Smith. II. How He Left His Master, and Was Taken Up With a Notorious House-Breaker, Who Was Hanged; How, After This Escape, He Went to Sea a Cabbin-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-Wracked on This Desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico. With a Curious Map of the Island, and Other Cuts

Longueville, Peter
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Westminster : printed by J. Cluer and A. Campbell for T. Warner in Pater-Noster-Row, and B. Creake at the Bible in Jermyn-Street, St. James's, 1727.
Language
English
Description
xi, [3], 264 p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Purporting to be by E. Dorrington. In fact by Peter Longueville.
  • Sometimes also attributed to Alexander Bicknell.
  • Preface signed: P. L., i.e. Peter Longueville.
  • The xi preliminary pages include the "Explanation of the map" which in some copies is bound after p. xi instead of adjacent to the titlepage
  • 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 #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T36149.
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