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Oxford jests

Oxford jests

refined and inlarged: being a collection of witty jests, merry tales, pleasant jokes. Collected and composed by Captain W. Hicks, native of Oxford.

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Published by printed for J. Back in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 8779, no.15).

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[10],170p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21332205M

  Using the number of editions published in one year as a rough gauge to the volume of book sales, only two other publishing episodes (the various cony-catching books by Robert Greene Author: Nancy Peters Maude.


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PREFACE. The Compiler of this new Jest Book is desirous to make known that it is composed mainly of old jokes,—some older than Joe Miller himself,—with a liberal sprinkling of new jests gathered from books and hearsay. In the course of his researches he has been surprised to find how many Jests.

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