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The Galaxy of wit, or, Laughing philosopher being a collection of choice anecdotes, many of which originated in or about "The Literary emporium".

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Published by [s.n.] in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anecdotes,
  • Wit and humor

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLaughing philosopher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6261 .G25 1830b
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2903886M
LC Control Number84132755

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Full text of "The Galaxy of Wit, Or, Laughing Philosopher: being a collection of choice anecdotes, many of. The Galaxy of wit: or, laughing philosopher ; being a collection of choice anecdotes, many of which originated in or about "The Literary Emporium." Author: David Claypoole Johnston. Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Facsim. reproduction. Original t.p. reads: The Galaxy of wit; or, Laughing philosopher, being a collection of choice anecdotes, many of which originated in or about "The Literary emporium." Embellished with several engravings. In two volumes. Title: The Galaxy of wit: or Laughing philosopher:: being a collection of choice anecdotes, many of which originated in or about "The Literary emporium": Embellished with several engravings.: In two volumes. Vol. I[-II]. Primary Material: Book Publisher: [Boston]: Stereotyped by J. Reed--Boston. Published in Boston.,

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