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The new Athenian comedy containing the politicks, oeconomicks, tacticks, crypticks, apocalypticks, stypticks, scepticks, pneumaticks, theologicks, poeticks, mathematicks, sophisticks, pragmaticks, dogmaticks, &c., of that most learned society .. by Elkanah Settle

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Published by Printed for Campanella Restio in London .
Written in English


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SeriesCollection of plays -- v. 179, no. 4, Three centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4 p. l., 28 p.
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL15142402M
LC Control Number87773519

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