Poor Robin"s jests, or, The compleat jester
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Poor Robin"s jests, or, The compleat jester Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written in a new method, both in prose and verse. By Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-wisher to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. The third part. Licensed, November 9th

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Published by printed for Francis Kirkman; and are to be sold by most booksellers in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Humorists, English -- 17th century -- Early works to 1800,
  • Humorous stories -- England -- 17th century -- Early works to 1800,
  • Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesCompleat jester
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2558:17
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination94 p
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15438729M

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Poor Robin. Title: Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written by that well-known gentleman, Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed Feb. 2. Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written by that well-known gentleman, Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed Feb. 2. Roger L'Estrange. In a portrait of William Winstanley was subscribed Poor Robin, with verses by Francis Kirkman, in a volume called Poor Robin's Jests, or the Compleat Jester (Huth Library Cat.) This work, the most popular of Poor Robin's productions apart from the almanac, was constantly reprinted. His portrait titled “Poor Robin” appears in “Poor Robin’s Jests, or the Compleat Jester” () which includes poems attributed to Francis Kirkman. He is the likely author of the almanac, although DNB notes a marked falling off in quality and originality after

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