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a| CUD b| eng e| dcrmb c| CUD d| OCLCQ d| OCLCG d| OCLCF d| OCLCO d| OCLCQ d| OCLCA d| PAU
a| PR3318.B35 b| M4 1738
a| Berington, Simon, d| 1680-1755.
a| Memoirs of Sigr. Gaudentio di Lucca
a| The memoirs of Signor Gaudentio di Lucca : b| taken from his confession and examination before the fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna in Italy : making a discovery of an unknown country in the midst of the vast desarts of Africa, as ancient, populous, and civilized, as the Chinese : with an account of their antiquity, origine, religion, customs, polity, &c. and the manner how they got first over those vast desarts : interspersed with several most surprizing and curious Incidents / c| copied from the original manuscript kept in St. Mark’s Library at Venice ; with critical notes of the learned Signor Rhedi, late library-keeper of the said library ; to which is prefixed a letter of the secretary of the Inquisition, to the same Signor Rhedi, giving an account of the manner and causes of his being seized.
a| Dublin : b| Re-printed by, and for George Faulkner, c| MDCCXXXVIII 
a| xii, 310,  p. ; c| 17 cm (12mo)
a| "In fact written in English by Simon Berington. Sometimes wrongly attributed to Bishop Berkeley."--ESTC. Cf. also P.B. Gove, Imaginary voyage in prose fiction, p. 298-299, and T.E. Jessop, Bibliography of George Berkeley, 225.
a| First issued: London, 1737, "translated by E.T. gent." Later editions have title: The adventures of Signor Gaudentio di Lucca.
a| Signatures: [A]⁶ B-O¹².
a| Woodcut factotums, head-pieces and tail-piece.
a| Type ornament head-piece.
a| ESTC c| T155079
a| RBC copy has ms. note in pencil on leaf E9r.
a| RBC copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2019 from Antiquates Fine & Rare Books.
a| RBC copy has autograph ("J.D. Nesbitt") at head of title leaf.
a| Utopias v| Early works to 1800.
a| English fiction y| 18th century.
a| Voyages, Imaginary v| Early works to 1800.
a| CHR 1738 5| PU
a| PRO Nesbitt, J. D. (autograph) (RBC copy) 5| PU
a| Berkeley, George, d| 1685-1753, e| attributed name.
a| Faulkner, George, d| 1699?-1775, e| printer.
a| Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania) 5| PU
a| Ireland d| Dublin.
a| C0 b| PAU