The voyages, travels, and surprising adventures, of Captain Robert Singleton containing an account of his being set on shore in the island of Madagascar : of his passage from thence, and travels thro" the deserts of Africa : his various encounters with savages and wild beasts : his acquiring great riches in gold dust and elephants" teeth, and return to England

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Published by Evert Duyckinck in New-York .

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Statementby Daniel Defoe.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 34551.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination102 p.
Number of Pages102
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Open LibraryOL17708251M

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The voyages, travels, and surprising adventures of Captain Robert Singleton containing an account of his being set on shore in the island of Madagascar: of his passage from thence, and travels through the desarts of Africa: his various encounters with savages and wild beasts: his acquiring great riches in gold-dust and elephants' teeth, and return to England / by: Defoe.

THE VOYAGES, TRAVELS, AND SURPRISING ADVENTURES, of Captain Robert Singleton. New York, NY: Published by Evert Duyckinck, Pearl Street. George Long, Printer. 24mo. 14cm. Frontis. [5],[2] pp. Old calf backed paper over wooden boards, paper heavily chipped, outer portion of front cover chipped away, piece missing from front endpaper.

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