SHAKESPEARE JEST-BOOKS... by HAZLITT, W. Carew, editor, introduction, and notes


London: Willis & Sotheran, 1864. Title page continues: "Comprising Merie Tales of the Mad Men of Gotham. Mery Jests of the Wydow Edith. Pasquils Jests with Mother Bunches Merriments.The Pleasant Conceits of Old Dobson. Certayne Concepts and Feasts. Taylors Wit and Mirth. Conceits Clinches, Flashes and Whimsies." pp (iii)- (x), 108; 84; 52; 19; 8; 86; 75, [1]; 15, Notes. Publisher's binding of quarter sheep and maroon boards, black endpapers. Spine very lightly scuffed, with small chips at head; boards rubbed at edges; VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. Volume III in a series. Reprints rare joke books which Shakespeare supposedly drew upon, ; 12mo

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