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A second tale of a tub: or, the history of Robert Powel the puppet-show-man.

A second tale of a tub: or, the history of Robert Powel the puppet-show-man.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781170006337
  • Publisher: Gale ECCO, Print Editions
  • Release Date: Jun 10, 2010
  • Pages: 234 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.49 x 9.69 x 7.44 inches


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Harvard University Houghton Library


Anonymous. By Sir Thomas Burnett, probably with the collaboration of George Duckett. With an initial imprimatur leaf. With dedications to the Earl of Oxford and to the Lady Majority; some copies have an additional dedication to the Right Honourable Charles Lord Halifax, probably meant to be cancelled, with pages numbered [iii]-x. A variant has no price on the titlepage.

London : printed for J. Roberts, 1715. [4],219,[5]p. : ill. ; 8°

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