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Upon nothing A poem. By the Right Honourable, John late Earl of Rochester. Now first correctly printed. by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

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Published by printed for E. Curll in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4846, no. 06).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4846, no. 06.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17040112M

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