Solitary Englishman Philippe Quarll 1728 Dorrington scarce Dutch bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Le Solitaire Anglois, ou, Avantures Merveilleuses de Philippe Quarll, par Mr. (Edward) Dorrington.
1728, Rotterdam, Jean Daniel Beman.
pp.371. Engraved frontis of Quarll with his monkey & folding ship plate.
Period full leather. Binding rubbed and scuffed along joints. Two engraved plates but lacking an engraved plate (of an island). Book remains sound & tight.
Classic story about an English man marooned on a South Seas island who has a pet monkey.
Book measures: 6 1/4" H X 4 1/4" W.