The floating island, or, A new discovery
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The floating island, or, A new discovery by Richard Head

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Published by Published by Franck Careless, one of the discoverers in [S.l.] .
Written in English

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  • London (England) -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

Statementrelating the strange adventure on a late voyage, from Lambethana to Villa Franca, alias Ramallia, to the eastward of Terra del Templo: by three ships, viz. the Pay-naught, the Excuse, the Least-inight, under the conduct of Captain Robert Owe-much: describing the nature of the inhabitants, their religion, laws and customs.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 40072.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13561907M
OCLC/WorldCa6908123

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