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Proposals for printing by subscription, the history of the publick life and distinguished actions of Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Brazen, commander of an American squadron in the last age. Together with his slighter adventures and more entertaining anecdotes. In three volumes in quarto. Adorn'd throughout with cuts. Being the judicious abridgement of the unwearied author's own most elaborate and costly performance, in thirty-one volumes in folio. By Thomas Thumb, Esq ; surveyor of the customs, and clerk of the check. [Three lines in Latin]. Preview this item
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Proposals for printing by subscription, the history of the publick life and distinguished actions of Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Brazen, commander of an American squadron in the last age. Together with his slighter adventures and more entertaining anecdotes. In three volumes in quarto. Adorn'd throughout with cuts. Being the judicious abridgement of the unwearied author's own most elaborate and costly performance, in thirty-one volumes in folio. By Thomas Thumb, Esq ; surveyor of the customs, and clerk of the check. [Three lines in Latin].

Author: Samuel Waterhouse
Publisher: [Boston?] : [publisher not identified], M, DCC, LX. [1760]
Series: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 8763.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Satires
Prospectuses
Named Person: Thomas Pownall; Thomas Pownall
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Waterhouse
OCLC Number: 55824481
Notes: A satire in the form of a prospectus on Governor Thomas Pownall. Attributed to Samuel Waterhouse by Evans and in the Dictionary of national biography article on Pownall.
"Subscriptions for this work will be taken in, and receipts for advance-money given, by Daniel Type and David Letterson, printers, at the Lamb and Dove, opposite to the Cameleon in Freeman's Lane. And by Henry Page and Oliver Index, booksellers, at the Heart and Crown, in Charter-Street."--Page [19].
Place of publication suggested by Evans.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 8763).
Description: 18, [2] pages ; 19 cm (8vo)
Series Title: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 8763.
Other Titles: Proposals for printing by subscription, The history of the publick life ... of Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Brazen.

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