MADAGASCAR: OR ROBERT DRURY'S JOURNAL, DURING FIFTEEN YEARS CAPTIVITY ON THAT ISLAND

London: Printed, and sold by W. Meadows, at the Angel in Cornhill [etc.], 1729. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 464pp., plates, folding map. Period leather binding, leather spine label lacking, joints cracked, spine ends worn, paneled covers. Bookplate of Edward Harford [III?]. "Drury’s authorship has been disputed. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Trent ("strong probability"), Hutchins, Moore, Novak ("Edited and written in part by Defoe"). Attribution disputed by Furbank and Owens, Defoe de-attributions."- ESTC T70323. Item #62236

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