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Published by Sold by S. Bladon ... and J. Thresher ... in London .

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816 -- Parodies, imitations, etc.,
  • Political satire, English -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789 -- Humor.

Edition Notes

Book details

GenreParodies, imitations, etc., Early works to 1800., Humor.
ContributionsLeacock, John, 1729-1802., Bladon, Samuel, d. 1799, bookseller., Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3682.S4 S3 1779
The Physical Object
Paginationv, [1], 52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6457186M
LC Control Number43019709

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