Published 1719 by Printed for George Mortlock, and Henry Clements and William Cantrell in London .
Written in EnglishRead online
|Statement||By Anthonty Blackwall, M.A.|
|Series||Library of English literature -- LEL 11628.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 272,  p.|
|Number of Pages||272|
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