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Meier, George Frederick
The Merry Philosopher; or, Thoughts on Jesting. Containing Rules by Which a Proper Judgment of Jests May Be Formed; and the Criterion for Distinguishing True and Genuine Wit from That Which Is False and Spurious. Together with Instructions for Improving the Taste of Those, Who Have a Natural Turn for Pleasantry and Good Humor. By George Frederick Meier, Professor of Philosophy at Halle, Member of the Royal Academy at Berlin, and Author of Several Much-Admired Works in the German Language
Printed for J. Newbery and W. Nicoll, London, 1765. Second edition in English after the one printed in 1764. 213pp + 1p of advertisements. Recent mottled half calf over marbled boards, raised bands and gold decorations and lettering on the spine, all edges marbled. Light toning to text block, some mild scattered foxing, minor annotations in pencil, name on title. A clean, near fine copy. ; 12mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB [Schenectady, NY, U.S.A.]
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