The Nonpareil

The Nonpareil

Or, the Quintessence of Wit and Humour : Being A Choice Selection of Those Pieces That Were Most Admired in the Ever-to-be-remember'd Midwife; Or, Old Woman's Magazine. Pieces Which (as A Celebrated Author Observes) Will Stand the Test of All Ages, and Live and Be Read 'till Time Is No More. To Which Is Added An Index to Mankind; Or, Maxims Selected From the Wits of All Nations. For the Benefit of the Present Age and of Posterity. Interspersed With Some Axioms in Life, and Seasonable Reflections by the Same Author. With A Preface by Her Good Friend the Late Mr. Pope. Catopsicon, in His Discourse on the Genius of Nations, Observes, That Most of the Celebrated Pieces Published in Britain in the Year 1751, and 1752, Were Written by Old Women, as A Proof of Which He Quotes This Valuable Work

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Publisher: London : printed for T. Carnan, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, M.DCC.LVII. [1757]
Characteristics: 12,v,[3],229,[5],ii,68p. : ill.,music ; 12⁰


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