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Anecdote lives of the later wits and humourists.

John Timbs

Anecdote lives of the later wits and humourists.

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Published by R. Bentley and son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorists, English.,
  • Authors, English.,
  • English literature -- 18th century.,
  • English literature -- 19th century.,
  • Wit and humor.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16510966M

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Anecdote Lives Of The Later Wits And Humourists: Canning, Captain Morris, Curran, Coleridge, Lamb, Charles Matthews, Talleyrand, Jerrold, Rogers, Leigh Hunt Author: John Timbs. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Timbs, John, Anecdote lives of the later wits and humourists.

London, R. Bentley and son, Anecdote Lives of the Later Wits and Humourists: Canning, Captain Morris, Curran, Coleridge, Lamb, Charles Mathews, Talleyrand, Jerrold, Rogers, Leigh Hunt, Father Prout, Etc.

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