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Cambridge jests, or, Witty alarums for melancholy spirits

Cambridge jests, or, Witty alarums for melancholy spirits

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Published by Printed for Samuel Lowndes, and are to be sold at his shop ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWitty alarums for melancholy spirits, Cambridge jests
    Statementby a lover of ha, ha, he
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 58:2
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4], 152, [4] p
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18032221M

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