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The post-man robb'd of his mail, or, The packet broke open : being a collection of miscellaneous letters, serious and comical, amorous and gallant : amongst which are, the lover's sighs, or, The amours of the beautiful Stremunia and Alphonso the wise, king of Castile, and Aragon, and earl of Provence; with her passionate letters to the king on his chusing another mistress : in five books

Author
Gildon, Charles, 1665-1724.
Title
The post-man robb'd of his mail, or, The packet broke open : being a collection of miscellaneous letters, serious and comical, amorous and gallant : amongst which are, the lover's sighs, or, The amours of the beautiful Stremunia and Alphonso the wise, king of Castile, and Aragon, and earl of Provence; with her passionate letters to the king on his chusing another mistress : in five books / by the best wits of the present age.
Format
Book
Published
London : Printed for A. Bettesworth...and C. Rivington, 1719.
Description
xvi, 340, [4] p. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Notes
Includes advertisement for anthology of poetry by Mr. Gildon.
Preface and introduction signed Roger de Whimsey, Knight and Baronet, of the county of Kent; Mansell attributes the work to Charles Gildon, for whom Whimsey is a pseudonym.
Fiction.
Satire.
Copy 1 in paper wrapper.
Bookplate: J.H. Hodgetts Foley.
References
Mansell, NG0213629.
Halkett & Laing, v. 4, p. 401.
Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--England--17th century.
Religion.
Subject headings
England.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
823.5 G46 p8 1719
Location
Stacks
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