Robin-Hood Society a satire, with notes variorum by Lewis, Richard poet.

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Published by Printed for E. Withers, and W. Reeve, ... J. Fletcher, ... J. Leake, ... and B. Collins ... in London .

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  • Robin Hood Society (London, England) -- Poetry.,
  • Verse satire, English.

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Statementby Peter Pounce, Esq.
ContributionsMiscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsAC901 .M5 vol. 1141, no. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], xvii, [18]-108 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL545504M
LC Control Number96125762

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