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Author Trenck, Friedrich, Freiherr von der, 1726-1794
Title The life of Baron Frederic Trenck. [electronic resource] : Containing his adventures, his cruel and excessive sufferings during ten years imprisonment, at the fortress of Mardegurg, by command of the late King of Prussia. Also, anecdotes, historical, political and personal. / Translated from the German, by Thomas Holcroft
Imprint Boston, (Massachusetts.) : Printed by William Greenough, corner of Water Street and Quaker Lane., 1793
Descript 107, [1], 100, 92, 120 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 port. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 46891
Note Four volumes in one; v. 2-4 have separate title pages. Vol. 2-3: The life of Baron Frederic Trenck. Translated from the German, by Thomas Holcroft. Volume second[-third]. Boston, (Massachusetts.) Printed by William Greenough, for E. Larkin, Jun. Cornhill, and E. & S. Larkin State Street. 1793. Vol. 4: The life of Baron Frederic Trenck. Volume fourth, and most important. Translated from the German. [One line of text in Latin] Boston, (Massachusetts.) Printed by William Greenough, corner of Water Street and Quaker Lane. 1793
Volume 4 was also issued separately, with title page reset, and with imprint: Boston: Printed for E. Larkin, Cornhill, and E. & S. Larkin, State-Street. M,DCC,XCIIII
Printer's monogram device on title pages
"The history of Francis Baron Trenck ..."--v. 3, p. [38]-67
"Anecdotes of the life of Alexander Schell, who an officer of the guard, in Glatz, delivered me from prison, on the 26th of December, 1746, and deserted in my company. Written as a supplement to my own history."--v. 3, p. [69]-82, with separate title page
Bristol B8493
Shipton & Mooney 46891
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 46891)
Subject Trenck, Friedrich, Freiherr von der, 1726-1794
Trenck, Friedrich, Freiherr von der, 1726-1794 -- Portraits
Trenck, Franz, Freiherr von der, 1711-1749
Prisoners -- Germany -- Prussia
Austria -- History -- 1740-1789
Prussia (Germany) -- History -- 1740-1789
Nobility -- Germany -- Prussia
Alt Author Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809, tr
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