The Wits, or, Sport upon sport. Part I in select pieces of drollery, digested into scenes by way of dialogue : together with variety of humors of several nations, fitted for the pleasure and content of all persons, either in court, city, countrey, or camp : the like never before published.

Title

The Wits, or, Sport upon sport. Part I in select pieces of drollery, digested into scenes by way of dialogue : together with variety of humors of several nations, fitted for the pleasure and content of all persons, either in court, city, countrey, or camp : the like never before published.

Author

Kirkman, Francis, 1632-ca. 1680.

Cox, Robert, d. 1655. Actæon and Diana.

Date

1662

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Includes engraved frontispiece. "A collection of 27 drolls, some taken from plays by Shakespeare and others. Five of them were previously issued with the title: Actæon and Diana, by Robert Cox. The compilation has been attributed to Francis Kirkman"--NUC pre-1956 imprints. Reproduction of original in the Huntington Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A66801
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A66801
  • DLPS: A66801
  • STC: Wing W3218
  • STC: ESTC R38726
  • EEBO-CITATION: 17948179
  • OCLC: ocm 17948179
  • VID: 106769