New York: Garland Publishing, 1972.
Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #15661
Library stamps/marks/labels, sunning, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Reprints of three English works, the first two are "representative of the allegorical satires which anonymous early eighteenth-century Whig propagandiss directed against the Tories. ... [the third work] reflects the eighteenth-century English interest in exotic travel and adventure. ... The reader learns first of a shipwreck, the ensuing confusion and suffering, then of the sighting of natives, the good and bad qualities of these people from the English vantage point, and finally the delivery of the sufferers that renders feasible the publication of the tale." - Introduction. The Impartial secret history ... is a reprint of the 4th ed.; the 3 previous editions, also of 1710, were published under title: The Secret history of Arlus and Odolphus, and have been variously ascribed to the 1st Earl of Oxford [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer] and to D. Defoe. The History of the proceedings ... is a reprint of the 1712 ed. The adventures of five Englishmen ... is a reprint of the 1714 ed.; Foundations of the Novel : Representative Early Eighteenth-Century Fiction; Ex-Library; 39, 78, 152 pages.