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Drury, Robert - Madagascar: or, Robert Drury's Journal, 1729 (ESTC T70323)

Drury, Robert
Madagascar: or, Robert Drury's Journal, During Fifteen Years Captivity on that Island. Containing I. His Voyage to the East Indies, and short Stay there. II. An Account of the Shipwreck of the Degrave on the Island of Madagascar; the Murder of Captain Younge and his Ship's Company, except Admiral Bembo's Son, and some few Others, who escap'd the Hands of the barbarous Natives. III. His being taken into Captivity, hard Usage, Marriage, and Variety of Fortune. IV. His Travels through the Island, and Description of it; as to its Situation, Product, Manufactures, Commodities, &c. V. The Nature of the People, their Customs, Wars, Religion, and Policy: As also, The Conferences between the Author and some of their Chiefs, concerning the Christian and Their Religion. VI. His Redemption from thence by Capt. Mackett, Commander of the Prince of Wales, in the East India Company's Service; His Arrival to England, and Second Voyage thither. VII. A Vocabulary of the Madagascar Language. The Whole is a Faithful Narrative of Matters of Fact, interspers'd with Variety of surprising Incidents, and illustrated with a Sheet Map of Madagascar, and Cuts. Written by Himself, digested into Order, and now publish'd at the Request of his Friends
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Printed, and Sold by W. Meadows, at the Angel in Cornhill; J. Marshall, at the Bible in Newgate-street; T. Worrall, at the Judge's Head in Fleet street; and by the Author, at Old Tom's Coffee-House in Birchin Lane
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The attribution of the work is disputed, with some concluding that it is actually by Daniel Defoe.
University of Michigan - Hatcher Graduate Library, PR 3405 .M3
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Oxford University - Rhodes House Library, 747 r. 46
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