The Admirable Travels of Messieurs Thomas Jenkins and David Lowellin Through Unknown Tracts of Africa: With the Manner how Lowellin lived five Years on an uninhabited Spot; and, having sustained many dangerous Attacks from the wild Beasts and Savages, returned safe to London, in September, 1781, after having been eleven Years in those extensive Regions

TitleThe Admirable Travels of Messieurs Thomas Jenkins and David Lowellin Through Unknown Tracts of Africa: With the Manner how Lowellin lived five Years on an uninhabited Spot; and, having sustained many dangerous Attacks from the wild Beasts and Savages, returned safe to London, in September, 1781, after having been eleven Years in those extensive Regions
Year for Search1783
Date Published1783
PublisherPtd. from the original Manuscript, in 1783, by the Author's Consent, for the benefit of Robert Barker, an unfortunate blind Man
Place PublishedLondon
Annotation

Includes both a brief Robinsonade and a brief eutopia. The eutopia has no capital punishment and is generally egalitarian. Beautiful city. Some material on courtship rituals.

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Rpt. 1785 and 1792.

Title Note

The 1785 ed. changes five to eight and 1781 to 1784 in the title and 1783 to January 1785 in the publication materials. 1792 ed. changes five to eight and 1781 to 1791 in the title and October, 1783 to May 1791 in the publication materials.

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1783 The Admirable Travels of Messieurs Thomas Jenkins and David Lowellin Through Unknown Tracts of Africa: With the Manner how Lowellin lived five Years on an uninhabited Spot; and, having sustained many dangerous Attacks from the wild Beasts and Savages, returned safe to London, in September, 1781, after having been eleven Years in those extensive Regions. London: Ptd. from the original Manuscript, in 1783, by the Author’s Consent, for the benefit of Robert Barker, an unfortunate blind Man. 1785 ed. changes five to eight and 1781 to 1784 in the title and 1783 to January 1785 in the publication materials. 1792 ed. changes five to eight and 1781 to 1791 in the title and October, 1783 to May 1791 in the publication materials. L

Includes both a brief Robinsonade and a brief eutopia. The eutopia has no capital punishment and is generally egalitarian. Beautiful city. Some material on courtship rituals.