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Every man in his humor. Edited by Gabrielle Bernhard Jackson. by Ben Jonson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 245-250.

SeriesYale Ben Jonson
ContributionsJackson, Gabriele Bernhard, ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19360027M

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