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.
Bound in old sprinkled calf, rebacked.
The author borrowed freely from the anonymous work, The history of Autonous, published 1736.
Pages 56, 225 incorrectly numbered 6, 213, respectively; no. 97-108 omitted, no. 265-276 repeated in the paging.
Signatures: [A]², B-Z⁶, Aa⁶, Bb⁴ ([A₁] advertisements)
1 p. l., 284 p.
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