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A narrative of the life and astonishing adventures of John Daniel, a smith at Royston in Hertfordshire, For a Course of seventy Years. Containing, The melancholy Occasion of his Travels. His Shipwreck with one Companion on a desolate Island. Their way of Life. His accidental discovery of a Woman for his Companion. Their peopling the Island. Also, A Description of a most surprising Engine, invented by his Son Jacob, on which he flew to the Moon, with some Account of its Inhabitants. His return, and accidental Fall into the Habitation of a Sea-Monster, with whom he lived two Years. His further Excursions in Search of England. His Residence in Lapland, and Travels to Norway, from whence he arrived at Aldborough, and further Transactions till his death, in 1711. Aged 97. Illustrated with several copper plates, engraved by Mr. Boitard. Taken from his own mouth, by Mr. Ralph Morris [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Daniel, John.
Publication:
London : printed for M. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCLI. [1751]
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Book
xv,[1],319,[1]p.,plates ; 12⁰.
Subjects:
Daniel, John.
Aeronautics.
Robinsonades.
Voyages, Imaginary.
Interplanetary voyages.
Science fiction -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
English Short Title Catalog, T67638.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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