The surprizing yet real and true voyages and adventures of Monsieur Pierre Viaud. A French sea-captain To which is added, The shipwreck. A sentimental and descriptive poem, in three cantos. By William Falconer, an English sailor. [Two lines of verse]

Main Author: Dubois-Fontanelle, Jean Gaspard
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia Printed by Robert Bell in Third-Street 1774, MDCCLXXIV. [1774]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"Occasional elegy."--p. 106-108, 2nd count. - Bookseller's advertisement, p. [ii]; prospectus for Michaijah Towgood's A dissent from the Church of England fully justified, [4] p. at end. - Each work has separate title page and pagination. The first, attributed by Evans to Jean Gaspard Dubois-Fontanelle, is "Translated from the French by Mrs. [Elizabeth] Griffith," and has running title: The adventures of Monsieur Pierre Viaud. - English Short Title Catalog, W29514. - Error in paging: p. 60, 2nd count, misnumbered 50. - Evans, 13257. - Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 3128. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The frontispiece, engraved by James Smither, is the only illustration. In some copies, the frontispiece is printed in red. - With an initial advertisement leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xii,144,[4],108,[4]p., [1]leaf of plates) ill 12°