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The Post-Man robb'd of his Mail: or, the packet broke open being a collection of miscellaneous letters, serious and comical, amorous and gallant. Amongst which are, The Lover's Sighs . In five books. By the best wits of the present age.
A. Bettesworth; and c. Rivington. 1719 - xvi, 340, [4]pp. Preliminary ad., contents at end. Later panelled calf. Ownership inscr. of William Smith 1768 & James Palmer 1805, 'gave to him by William Smith'. ESTC T72012. Epistolary fiction. The text is 'far beyond that which I gave the Town some years ago' in 1692 & 1706. Based on Pallavicino's Il Corriero Svaligiato, and with a patronising missive to 'Little Sawney the Poet' which earned Gildon his place in the Dunciad.
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