ID 13551
Title The life, voyages, and surprising adventures, of Mary Jane Meadows, a woman of uncommon talents, spirit and resolution, who, after experiencing a Series of extraordinary Changes in Life, from the highest Splendour and Affluence, to the most abject Distress and Poverty; at last shipped herself for India, in the unfortunate Grosvenor, and was cast away on the dreary Coast of Africa; where, after travelling through vast Deserts and the Kingdom of Caffraria in the most imminent danger, arrived on the borders of the South Sea, where she was again cast away upon an uninhabited Island, and lived intirely by herself for several Years. Written by her own hand.
Contributors Lemoine, Ann (Publisher); Meadows, Mary Jane (Author)
Signed Author Mary Jane Meadows .... written by her own hand.
Pseudonym
Firms Ann Lemoine (Publisher); Joseph Bonsor (Printer); Thomas Hurst [Paternoster] (Bookseller)
Self-published No
Volumes 1
Pagination 72
Date of Publication 1802
Edition Statement
Edition Number
Date of First Publication
Imprint Printed by J. Bonsor, Salisbury Square; for Ann Lemoine, White-Rose Court, Coleman-Street, and sold by T. Hurst, Paternoster-Row.
Copyright Statement
Colophon Printed by J. Bonsor, Salisbury Square.
Location of Printing London GB
Format unknown ()
Length (cm) 17
Width (cm) 10
Price (pound) 0
Price (shilling) 1
Price (pence)
Total Price (in pence) 12
Non-UK Price
Genre Memoirs
Sources Houghton Library *EC8.A100B804l v.1
Shelfmarks Houghton *EC8.A100B804l v.1
Notes Date taken from frontispiece.
Hand-Verified Yes
Attempted Verification No
Verified Yes

Bibliographic Entry

@book{ wphp_13551
  author={Meadows,Mary Jane},
  year={1802},
  title={The life, voyages, and surprising adventures, of Mary Jane Meadows, a woman of uncommon talents, spirit and resolution, who, after experiencing a Series of extraordinary Changes in Life, from the highest Splendour and Affluence, to the most abject Distress and Poverty; at last shipped herself for India, in the unfortunate Grosvenor, and was cast away on the dreary Coast of Africa; where, after travelling through vast Deserts and the Kingdom of Caffraria in the most imminent danger, arrived on the borders of the South Sea, where she was again cast away upon an uninhabited Island, and lived intirely by herself for several Years. Written by her own hand.},
  publisher={Ann Lemoine},
  address={London},    }

Recommended Citation

Meadows, Mary Jane. "The life, voyages, and surprising adventures, of Mary Jane Meadows, a woman of uncommon talents, spirit and resolution, who, after experiencing a Series of extraordinary Changes in Life, from the highest Splendour and Affluence, to the most abject Distress and Poverty; at last shipped herself for India, in the unfortunate Grosvenor, and was cast away on the dreary Coast of Africa; where, after travelling through vast Deserts and the Kingdom of Caffraria in the most imminent danger, arrived on the borders of the South Sea, where she was again cast away upon an uninhabited Island, and lived intirely by herself for several Years. Written by her own hand." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 13551 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/13551. Accessed 2021-04-21.

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