The Adventures of Sig. Gaudentio di Lucca, Being the Substance of his Examination before the Fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna in Italy: Giving an Account of an Unknown Country in the Deserts of Africa .... translated from the Italian.

By: Berington (Simon) [published anonymously].

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London: Printed for T. Pridden, 1776. 8vo. 245 pages. Contemporary calf. Chip from top of spine, edges and hinges somewhat worn, end papers discolored; very good otherwise. Originally published in 1737; a second edition appeared in 1748. A utopian novel, of the remote African kingdom of Mezzorania, the society of which owes something to the ancient Egyptians. Originally thought to be by Bishop Berkeley, this work was only attributed to Berington in 1935. Gove: The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction, pg 295 - 300.

Title: The Adventures of Sig. Gaudentio di Lucca, Being the Substance of his Examination before the Fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna in Italy: Giving an Account of an Unknown Country in the Deserts of Africa .... translated from the Italian.

Author Name: Berington (Simon) [published anonymously].

Illustrator: cat40a

Categories: Antiquarian,

Seller ID: 54252