A pleasant and witty comedy called A new tricke to cheat the Divell by Davenport, Robert

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Published by Printed by John Okes for Humphrey Blunden and are to be sold at his shop in London .

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Other titlesA new tricke to cheate the Divell
Statementwritten by R.D., Gent
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[76] p
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL15143721M

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