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The American jest book containing, a choice selection of jests, anecdotes, bonmots, stories, advertisements, songs, epigrams, &c. : [One line of quotation]

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Published by Printed and sold by Bonsal & Niles--also sold at their bookstore, no. 173, Market-Street, Baltimore. in Wilmington [Del.] .
Written in English


  • American wit and humor.

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 36815.
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14606925M

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