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A Wonderful discovery of a hermit! Being a most remarkable narrative of a citizen of London, who left his native country on account of being connected with a nobleman"s daughter, and sailed in a ship bound for Italy: giving also a particlar account of his being by misfortune shipwrecked and cast on the American shore in the year 1580, and lately found well in a cave back of the Virginia mountains, aged two hundred and twenty seven years, by Capt. James Buckland and Mr. John Fielding, two gentlemen who in June, 1785, were reconnoitering the back country ..

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Published by Sold [by Ezekiel Russell] at the office near Liberty Pole in [Boston] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hermits.,
  • Voyages, Imaginary.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 19532.
ContributionsBuckland, James., Fielding, John.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14612216M

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