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Published by A & C Black, W W Norton in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxi-xxxii) and index

StatementBen Jonson ; edited by Robert N. Watson
SeriesNew mermaids, New mermaids (A & C Black Ltd.)
ContributionsWatson, Robert N
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17093811M
ISBN 100393900886, 0713643978

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