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The present state of the literati: a satire

The present state of the literati: a satire

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Published by printed; and sold by M. Cooper in London .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1985. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1314, no. 28).

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Number of Pages27
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