| The complete title for this book is: THE LIFE OF BARON FREDERIC TRENCK; Containing HIS ADVENTURES, his cruel and excessive sufferings, during ten years imprisonment, at the fortress of Magdeburg, by command of the late King of Prussia, also, anecdotes, historical political and personal.
The book was translated from German into English by Thomas Holcroft. It would be published in 519 editions between 1786 and 1985. The first American edition was published in 1789. This edition was printed at Philadelphia: Printed for Robert Campbell, Bookseller.