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The unfortunate Englishmen

Cockburn, John mariner

The unfortunate Englishmen

or, a faithful narrative of the distresses and adventures of John Cockburn, and five other mariners, viz. Thomas Bounce, John Holland, Richard Banister, John Balmain, and Thomas Robinson, who were taken by a Spanish guarda costa, ...

by Cockburn, John mariner

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Published by printed for Hamilton and Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 6457, no.05).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6457, no. 05.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvi,120p.,plate
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16800388M

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By: The book follows two characters - Meret Voytek, a talented young cellist living in Vienna at the novel's start, and Dr. Karel Szabo, a Hungarian physicist interned in a camp on the Isle of Man. In his seventh Inspector Troy novel, Lawton moves seamlessly from Vienna and Auschwitz to the deserts of New Mexico.COVID Resources.

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