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The unfortunate traveler

Nash, Thomas

The unfortunate traveler

or, The life of Jacke Wilton

by Nash, Thomas

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Nashe; ed. by H. F. B. Brett-Smith
SeriesThe Percy reprints, no. 1
ContributionsBrett-Smith, H. F. B.
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p.
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14637353M
LC Control Number21002382

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The narrator, Jack Wilton, describes his adventures as a page during the wars against the French, and his subsequent travels in Italy as page to the Earl of Surrey.

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