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Lives of wits and humourists.

John Timbs

Lives of wits and humourists.

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Published by R. Bentley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorists, English -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Running title: Anecdote biography.

    StatementBy John Timbs.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR931 .T4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6603765M
    LC Control Number17030428
    OCLC/WorldCa5159546

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