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Nocturnal revels: or, the history of King"s-Place, and other modern nunneries

Monk of the Order of St. Francis.

Nocturnal revels: or, the history of King"s-Place, and other modern nunneries

... with the portraits of the most celebrated demireps and courtezans of this period: ... By a monk of the Order of St. Francis. In two volumes. ...

by Monk of the Order of St. Francis.

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Published by printed for M. Goadby in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2393, no. 4.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16907261M


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