Iter Lunare: or, A Voyage to the Moon. Containing Some Consideration on the Nature of that Planet. The Possibility of getting thither. With other Pleasant Conceits about the Inhabitants, their Manners and Customs

TitleIter Lunare: or, A Voyage to the Moon. Containing Some Consideration on the Nature of that Planet. The Possibility of getting thither. With other Pleasant Conceits about the Inhabitants, their Manners and Customs
Year for Search1703
AuthorsRussen of Hythe, David
Date Published1703
PublisherPtd. for J. Nutt
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Mostly satire on moon voyage literature, but the description of the inhabitants suggests eutopian elements. For example, poetry is money, and there is a gun that when fired brings down the fowl ready plucked, dressed, and roasted. The planets and the sun are inhabited.

Additional Publishers

Repub. without the author’s name. London: Ptd. for Robert Gofling, 1707. Rpt. with the author’s name Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1976.

Holding Institutions

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Full Text

1703 Russen, David of Hythe. Iter Lunare: or, A Voyage to the Moon. Containing Some Consideration on the Nature of that Planet. The Possibility of getting thither. With other Pleasant Conceits about the Inhabitants, their Manners and Customs. London: Ptd. for J. Nutt. Rpt. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1976. Repub. without the author’s name. London: Ptd. for Robert Gofling, 1707. L, MoU-St, O

Mostly satire on moon voyage literature, but the description of the inhabitants suggests eutopian elements. For example, poetry is money, and there is a gun that when fired brings down the fowl ready plucked, dressed, and roasted. The planets and the sun are inhabited.