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Humorists of the eighteenth century

George Glencairn Urwin

Humorists of the eighteenth century

by George Glencairn Urwin

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Published by J. Murray in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century,
  • English wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by G. G. Urwin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23760325M

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