The capacity and extent of the human understanding; exemplified in the extraordinary case of Automathes; a young nobleman, who was accidentally left, in his infancy, upon a desolate island, and continued nineteen years in that solitary state, separate from all human society. A narrative abounding with many surprising occurrences, both useful and entertaining to the reader.
|Main Author:||Kirkby, John, 1705-1754.|
London: Printed for R. Manby and H. Shute Cox ... 1747.
The second edition.
Signatures: [A]², B-Z⁶, Aa⁶, Bb⁴ ([A₁] advertisements)
Pages 56, 225 incorrectly numbered 6, 213, respectively; no. 97-108 omitted, no. 265-276 repeated in the paging.
The author borrowed freely from the anonymous work, The history of Autonous, published 1736.
Bound in old sprinkled calf, rebacked.
1 p. l., 284 p.
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