|Title:||The famous history of the valiant London-prentice shewing his noble exploits at home and abroad: his love and great success. Very pleasant and delightful. Written for encouragement of youth. By J.S. This may be printed, R.P.|
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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The famous history of the valiant London-prentice shewing his noble exploits at home and abroad: his love and great success. Very pleasant and delightful. Written for encouragement of youth. By J.S. This may be printed, R.P.
J. S., J. S. fl. 1680-1702,
[London]: Printed for J. Back, at the Black-Boy on the middle of London-Bridge, 1693.
Place of print from Plomer.
With initial engraved title page.
Signatures: A B4.
With a final advertisment page.
Text is virtually the same as The famous history of Aurelius, the valiant London-prentice by John Shirley.
Reproduction of the original in the Guildhall Library, London.
The HISTORY of the London-'Prentice, &c.
CHAP. I. An Account of his Birth, Education and early Valour, &c.
CHAP. II. An Account of his first Adventures and Enterprizes, where he won the Vir∣gins Hearts, &c.
CHAP. III. How the fair Lucinda fell in Love with him; how those she despised for his sake, conspired against him.
CHAP. IV. How they attempted to destroy Aurelius, but were overcome and left naked in the Wood.
CHAP. V. How his Father put him an Apprentice to a Merchant, and the leave he took of Lucinda.
CHAP. VI. How he gained the Love of his Master, and became enamoured of Dorinda his sair Daughter.
CHAP. VII. How he got leave to go for Turkey, and what ensued.
CHAP. VIII. How he arrived in Turkey, and of his Re∣ception: How he overthrew the Turks and killed a Turkish Prince.
CHAP. IX. How he destroyed two Lyons prepared to devour him, and had the King's Daugh∣ter in Marriage.
BOOKS Printed for j. Back, at the Black-Boy on the middle of Lon∣don-Bridge; Where any Chap∣man may be furnished with all sorts of Books and Ballads at reasonable Rates.