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|Genre/Form:||Early works to 1800
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Berington, Simon, 1680-1755.
Life & adventures of Sig. Gaudentio de Lucca.
Norwich [Conn.] : Printed and sold by John Trumbull, at his Printing-office ..., 1796
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Simon Berington; George Berkeley; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Ascribed to Simon Berington, often erroneously ascribed to Bishop Berkeley. Cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.).
First published under title: The memoirs of Sigr. Gaudentio di Luca, London, 1737. Also published under title: The adventures of Sigr. Gaudentio di Lucca. Cf. BM.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-T²/⁴ U² V⁴ W²(-W2).
LC copy imperfect: p. 45-46 torn with loss of text; p. 1-6, 53-54 wanting.
|Description:||130 p. ; 17 cm. (12mo)|
|Other Titles:||Memoirs of Sigr. Gaudentio di Lucca
Life and adventures of Signor Gaudentio de Lucca
|Responsibility:||written by himself ; giving an account of a country in the midst of the vast desarts of Africa, being unknown to any person except Sig. Gaudentio, and its inhabitants altho' as ancient, populous, and civilized, as the Chinese ; with a particular account of their antiquity, origin, religion, customs, policy, &c., the manner how they got first over those vast desarts, and their method of travelling ; interspersed with several most surprizing and curious incidents ; copied from the original manuscript kept in St. Mark's Library at Venice.|