The adventures of sig. Gaudentio di Lucca. Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna, in Italy: giving an account of an unknown country, in the midst of the deserts of Africa, the origin and antiquity of the people, their religion, customs, and laws. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark's library at Venice; with critical notes of Signor Rhedi. To which is prefixed, a letter of the secretary of the Inquisition, shewing the reasons of Signor Gaudentio's being apprehended, and the manner of it. Translated from the Italian [by E. T., gent.]
|Main Author:||Berington, Simon, 1680-1755.|
|Other Authors:||Berkeley, George, 1685-1753,|
Philadelphia: Re-printed by William Conover, No. 71, Walnutstreet. 1799.
A romance, originally written in English, ascribed to a Catholic priest, S. Berington.
Erroneously attributed to Bishop Berkeley. cf. Lowndes; Halkett & Laing.
First published under title: The memoirs of Sigr Gaudentio di Lucca: taken from his confession and examination before the fathers of the Inquisition ... London, 1737. Also published under title: The life & adventures of Sig Gaudentio di Lucca.
Pennsylvania. Philadelphia. 1799 [Early Amer. Imp. file]
Conover, William [Printer's list]
|Original Classification Number:||PR 3318 .B32 M5 1799|
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