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The Life and adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies, the British Amazon, commonly called Mother Ross : who served as a foot-soldier and dragoon, in several campaigns, under King William and the late Duke of Marlborough : containing variety of transactions both serious and diverting ... : the whole taken from her own mouth, and known to be true by many noblemen, generals, and other officers, &c. mentioned in her life, and still living, who served in those wars at the same time, and were witnesses of her uncommon martial bravery. --
edition
The second edition; to which is added, an appendix, containing several remarkable passages, omitted in the former impression. --
imprint
London : Printed for R. Montagu, 1741.
description
iv, 20, 82, 104, [16] p., [1] leaf of plates (p. [15-16] at end advertisements) : front.
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imprint
London : Printed for R. Montagu, 1741.
general note
Anonymous. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe. Cf. Halkett & Laing. Not accepted by Moore. Cf. Boston. Public Library. A cat. of the Defoe collection, no. 459.
Caption title: The life and entertaining adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies.
Includes index.
local note
RBSC copy: With the anonymous armorial bookplate ("Credunt quam vident") of William Elliot of Wells [Franks 9758].
catalogue key
1137469

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