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    [Featured Lot] Miller, Joe, attrib. [Jest Book] Joe Miller's Jests; Or, The Wit's Vade Mecum: Being a Collection of the most brilliant Jests, curious Bon Mots, and the most pleasing short Stories in the English Language, as related by the following Gentlemen:C. Bannister, J. Palmer, W. Palmer, Edwin, Lee Lewes, Ned Scott, Harry Hale, Jack Quick, Sig. Delphini, And the rest of the Sons of Conviviality, From the Witty Lord to the Droll
    Punster: Also A election Of Curious Epigrams, Epitaphs, &c. Humbly Inscribed To The Choice Spirits Of The Age. A New Edition. London: William Lane, [c1780-1790.] 12mo. B-G12. 144p. Contemp. calf-backed marbled boards, spine worn and hinges cracked,old bookseller's note on front paste-down, offsetting from frontis., some light foxing, darkening of rear pages from some (now missing) acid paper, a very good copy. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


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    September, 2014
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