O-Brazile, or the Inchanted Island: Being A perfect Relation of the late Discovery and Wonderful Dis-Inchantment of an Island on the North of Ireland: With an Account of the Riches and Commodities thereof. Communicated by a Letter from London-Derry, to a Friend in London

TitleO-Brazile, or the Inchanted Island: Being A perfect Relation of the late Discovery and Wonderful Dis-Inchantment of an Island on the North of Ireland: With an Account of the Riches and Commodities thereof. Communicated by a Letter from London-Derry, to a Friend in London
Year for Search1675
Authors[Head], [Richard](1637-86)
Tertiary AuthorsWilliam Hamilton of Londonderry [pseud.]
Pagination11 pp.
Date Published1675
PublisherPtd. by Tho. Newcomb
Place Published[London]
KeywordsIrish author, Male author
Annotation

A short  description of O-Brazile with fewer utopian elements than in his The Western Wonder (1674). Generally considered to be a description of Ireland. See also 1673 and 1674 Head.

Additional Publishers

Also published Edinburgh, Scot.: Np, 1675; and London: William Crook, 1675. Rpt. in Seventeenth-Century Tales of the Supernatural. Publication no. 74 of The Augustan Reprint Society. Los Angeles, CA: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1958. Items separately paged.

Info Notes

Some have attributed this to William Hamilton, but some of the wording is identical to that in Head’s The Western Wonder (1674), which has given rise to its being described as a second ed. of The Western Wonder.

Pseudonym

By William Hamilton of Londonderry [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Irish author (1637-86).

Full Text

1675 [Head, Richard] (1637-86). O-Brazile, or the Inchanted Island: Being A perfect Relation of the late Discovery and Wonderful Dis-Inchantment of an Island on the North of Ireland: With an Account of the Riches and Commodities thereof. Communicated by a Letter from London-Derry, to a Friend in London. By William Hamilton of Londonderry [pseud.]. [London]: Ptd. by Tho. Newcomb. Also published Edinburgh, Scot.: Np, 1675; and London: William Crook, 1675. Rpt. in Seventeenth-Century Tales of the Supernatural. Publication no. 74 of The Augustan Reprint Society. Los Angeles, CA: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1958. Items separately paged. Some have attributed this to Hamilton, but some of the wording is identical to that in Head’s The Western Wonder (1674), which has given rise to its being described as a second ed. of The Western Wonder. L, O

A short (11 pp.) description of O-Brazile with fewer utopian elements than in  his The Western Wonder (1674). Generally considered to be a description of Ireland. See also 1673 and 1674 Head. The author was born and raised in Ireland.