The Life and Remarkable Adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish Man, As Related by Him on His Voyages from Cape Horn to England.
Otley, William Walker and Sons. Hardcover. pp. ix, 446.12mo. An early science fiction style novel by herein unnamed Robert Paltock (1697-1767), this book was initially published in 1750 but reached it's height of popularity a century later. This edition is undated, and is part of the series 'The Cottars' Library', and listed in a William Walker & Sons Catalogue circa 1820. Ill.: Frontis, decorated title pg. Covers scuffed, mull exposed at hinges, free endpapers excised, age-toning, fingerprints to first & last few pages; fair.
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