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The most famous history of the learned Fryar Bacon; shewing his parentage and birth: how he came to be a scholar, and to study the magic-art; with the many wonderful Things he did in his Life-Time, to the Amazement of the whole World; in making a Brazen-Head, to have walled all England with Brass: With his Penitent Death. Also The merry waggeries of his man Miles, and the Exploits of Vandermaster a German, and Fryar Bongy, an English Conjurer. With the Manner of their woful Deaths, as a Warning to others. Being all very profitable and pleasant to the Reader.

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Famous historie of Fryer Bacon.


Newcastle upon Tyne : printed and sold by J. White, [1750?]

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24p. ; 4⁰.

References note

ESTC T177553

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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