Title: The Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine, with a full and fair account of all his authoring transactions; being a sure and infallible guide for all enterprising young men who wish to make a fortune by writing pamphlets.
Author: Peter Porcupine himself [pseud. for William Cobbett]
Imprint: Philadelphia: Printed for, and fold by, William Cobbett, 1796
Description: viii, [9]-58 p. ; 11 x 20 cm.

Citation: Pearl 17
Commentary: First published in August 1796, Cobbett's autobiography is the chief source for details of his early career.

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