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Oxford drollery being new poems and songs by Hicks, William

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Published by Printed for J.C. and are to be sold by Thomas Palmer ... in Oxford .
Written in English


  • English wit and humor,
  • Humorous songs -- Texts

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Edition Notes

Statementthe first part composed by W.H. ; the second and third parts being, upon several occasions, made by the most eminent and ingenious wits of the said university, and collected by the same author
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 278:18
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 172 p
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15039817M

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