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present state of wit (1711)

John Gay

present state of wit (1711)

by John Gay

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Published by Augustan Reprint Society in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Characters and characteristics

  • Edition Notes

    The English Theophrastus is usually ascribed to Able Boyer. Cf. Introd.

    Other titlesThe English Theophrastus., The manners of the age.
    Statementwith an introduction by Donald F. Bond and a bibliographical note. And excerpts from The English Theophrastus, or, The Manners of the age (1702) / with an introduction by W. Earl Britton.
    SeriesAugustan Reprint Society. [Publication no. 7] -- Ser. 1: essays on wit, no. 3, Publication (Augustan Reprint Society) -- no. 7
    ContributionsBoyer, Abel, 1667-1729.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR448.P4 G3 1947
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17899512M

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Excerpts from the English Theophrastus: or, the manners of the Age. Being the modern characters of the court, the town, and the city, ascribed to Boyer (). Public domain in the USA.

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"The typescript copy of the Present state of wit is taken from the pamphlet owned by the Henry E. Huntington Library"--Page 5 of "Introduction." Description: 5, 7, 5, 27, pages ; 21 cm. Series Title: Publication (Augustan Reprint Society), no. 7.; Essays on wit.

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