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Title: The Introduction (The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish Man)

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Title: The Introduction (The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish Man) Title Record # 2445183
Author: R. P.
Date: 1751-00-00
Variant Title of: The Introduction (The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish Man) (by Robert Paltock) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: ESSAY
Language: English
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The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, A Cornish Man: Relating Particularly, His Shipwreck Near the South Pole; His Wonderful Passage Thro' a Subterraneous Cavern Into a Kind of New World; His There Meeting with a Gawry or Flying Woman, Whose Life He Preserv'd, and Afterwards Married Her; His Extraordinary Conveyance to the Country of Glums and Gawrys, or Men and Women That Fly. Likewise a Description of This Strange Country, with the Laws, Customs, and Manners of Its Inhabitants, and the Author's Remarkable Transactions Among Them. Taken from His Own Mouth, in His Passage to England, from Off Cape Horn in America, in the Ship Hector. With an Introduction, Giving an Account of the Surprizing Manner of His Coming on Board That Vessel, and his Death on His Landing at Plymouth in the Year 1739 1751-00-00 R. S. J. Robinson and R. Dodsley  
6/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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