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The life and adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish man ... : taken from his own mouth, in his passage to England, from off Cape Horn in America, in the ship Hector : with an introduction, giving an account of the surprizing manner of his coming on board that vessel, and his death on his landing at Plymouth in the year 1739 : illustrated with several cuts, clearly and distinctly representing the structure and mechanism of the wings of the glums and gawrys, and the manner in which they use them either to swim or fly.

The life and adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish man ... : taken from his own mouth, in his passage to England, from off Cape Horn in America, in the ship Hector : with an introduction, giving an account of the surprizing manner of his coming on board that vessel, and his death on his landing at Plymouth in the year 1739 : illustrated with several cuts, clearly and distinctly representing the structure and mechanism of the wings of the glums and gawrys, and the manner in which they use them either to swim or fly.

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Creator: Paltock, Robert, 1697-1767
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Date: 1751 [i.e. 1750]
Publisher: Printed for J. Robinson, at the Golden Lion, in Ludgatestreet; and R. Dodsley at Tully's Head in Pall-Mall,
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Description:
BEIN Defoe 57 P18 750: Signatures: v. 1, []1, a2, A11 (no. A2), B-N12; v. 2, A6, B-N12, O6 (O3-4 reversed on binding).
Dedication signed: R.P. [i.e. Robert Paltock, the author]. Cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.)
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2 v. : fronts., plates (1 fold.), diagr. ; 17 cm.
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Vol. I
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Object ID: 15274172
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