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Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written by that well-known gentleman, Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed Feb. 2. 1666. Roger L'Estrange.

By Poor Robin. and 1628?-1698. William Winstanley


[16], 150+ p., [1] leaf of platesWilliam Winstanley is usually credited with authorship of the Poor Robin pamphlets (cf. NUC pre-1956 imprints).Publication date from Wing.Imperfect; stained and tightly bound; all after p. 140 lacking; pp. 141-150 appear from a different work entirely; caption title reads: The universal jester: or, A compeat book of jests.Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library

Topics: Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI ; Oxford (UK) :: Text Creation Partnership,
Year: 1667
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