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Chaplet of Chearfulness, and Company Keeper's Assistant / Wit, Women, and Wine; Or, the Mirth-loving Songster
James Hoey, junior, Dublin 1763 - 256, xi p. Indexed. Leather rubbed at edges with bumped corners. Binding remains tight. Bookplate for "Thomas Redington" front pastedown endpaper. Ink notations on title page. First five pages somewhat stained and dampness stains pp. 213-229 approximately. Other stains: bottom corner p. 19, centre of p. 29, top of p. 117, 128, 215-216, 238. Several pages missing after p. 256 before index. A collection of toasts, sentiments, songs, ballads and burlesques compiled in the mid-18th century. From the solemn "On the birth of the Prince of Wales" (119) and the nationalist "On the conquest of the Havannah" (119-120) to the ribald "The Pimpiad" (115), these verses portray the politics and concerns of the British world in the 1760s. The editor's real name is unknown; Euphrosyne was the Greek goddess of joy and mirth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Attic Books (ILAB, ABAC)]
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