The Floating Island: or, A New Discovery, Relating 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-in-Sight, Under the conduct of Captain Robert Owe-much: Describing the Nature of the Inhabitants, their Religion, Laws and Customs. Published by Franck Careless [pseud.] one of the Discoverers

TitleThe Floating Island: or, A New Discovery, Relating 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-in-Sight, Under the conduct of Captain Robert Owe-much: Describing the Nature of the Inhabitants, their Religion, Laws and Customs. Published by Franck Careless [pseud.] one of the Discoverers
Year for Search1673
Authors[Head], [Richard](1637-86)
Tertiary AuthorsFranck Careless [pseud.]
Date Published1673
Publishernp
Place Published[London]
KeywordsIrish author, Male author
Annotation

A satire on English manners and custom that is particularly concerned with London. See also 1674 and 1675 Head.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. [Whitefish, MT]: Kessinger Publishing, [2004].

Holding Institutions

CSmH, DLC, L, O, PSt

Author Note

Francis Kirkman has been suggested as an alternative to Head as the author, but Head (1637-86) is generally accepted as the author. Irish author.

Full Text

1673 [Head, Richard] (1637-86). The Floating Island: or, A New Discovery, Relating 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-in-Sight, Under the conduct of Captain Robert Owe-much: Describing the Nature of the Inhabitants, their Religion, Laws and Customs. Published by Franck Careless [pseud.] one of the Discoverers. [London]: np. Rpt. [Whitefish, MT]: Kessinger Publishing, [2004]. Francis Kirkman has been suggested as an alternative to Head as the author, but Head is generally accepted as the author. CSmH, DLC, L, O, PSt

A satire on English manners and custom that is particularly concerned with London. See also 1674 and 1675 Head. The author was born and raised in Ireland.