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A selection of fables from the best english writers

A selection of fables from the best english writers

containing the larges collection ever published; selected from Dryden, Swift, Wilkie, Whitehead, Cotton, Merrick, Shenitone, Garrick, Smart; Somerville, Peter Pindar, &c. &c. &c. Including all the fables of Gay and Moore.

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Published by Printed for the editor in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1037, no. 1.
ContributionsGay, John, 1685-1732, Moore, Edward, 1712-1757
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvii,184,131[i.e., 133],[3]p., plate
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17053126M

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