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The Most famous history of the learned Fryer Bacon: Shewing his parentage and birth. How he came to be a scholar and to study art-magick; 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 Fryer Bungy, 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.


London : Printed for Tho. Norris, at the sign of the Looking-glass on London-Bridge, [1720?]

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[24]p. : ill. ; 4⁰.

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ESTC T173329



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