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The sufferings and surprizing adventures of Mr. Philip Quarll, [electronic resource] : who was lately discovered by Mr. Dorrington, a Bristol Merchant, upon an uninhabited Island in the South-Sea; where he has lived above Fifty Yeats, without any human Assistance, still continues to reside, and will not come away. Containing, I. His Conferences with Those who found him out, so whom he recites the most material Circumstances of his Life; as, that he was born in the Parish of St. Giles's, 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 Wires, for which he was tried and condemned at the Old-Baily. III. How he was pardoned by King Charles II. turned Merchant, and was shipwreck'd on this desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico.

Author/Creator:
Longueville, Peter, fl. 1727.
Standardized Title:
Hermit
Publication:
London : sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, [1750?]
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Book
208p. ; 4⁰.
Subjects:
Voyages, Imaginary -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Signed at end: Ed. Dorrington.
In fact by Peter Longueville.
Sometimes also attributed to Alexander Bicknell.
Published in 52 numbered parts.
Braces in imprint.
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, T128318.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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