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The life and adventures of Roxana, the fortunate mistress, [electronic resource] : or, most unhappy wife. In three parts. Containing, I An Account of her Birth in France, and coming to England. - II. Her marriage in London with a Brewer, who run out of his Estate, and left her with five Children. - III. Hercohabiting with her Landlord; their Journey to Paris, where he was robbed and murdered. - IV. Her being fell in Love with by the Prince of-; and seeing her husband in the Gens d'arms Guard. The Prince leaves her, &c. - V. The Dealings she had with a Dutch Merchant and a Jew, the latter of whom wanted to defraud her of a great part of her jewels: her going to Rotterdam, where she sees the Dutch Merchant, to whom she soon after became a Bedfellow. - VI. Her Return to England, where she had the Name of Roxana. Her Marriage with the Dutch Merchant in London, who was naturalized and created a Baronet. The Miseries she and her Maid Amy afterwards fell into. Adorned with a curious Print of Roxana, in her Turkish Dress.

Author/Creator:
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Standardized Title:
Roxana
Publication:
London : printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster Row, and S. Gamidge, in Worcester, 1765.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Book
144p.,plates ; 12⁰.
Subjects:
Mistresses -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Europe -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Great Britain -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800.
Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Written in the first person, but in fact by Daniel Defoe.
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, T70633.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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