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The pleasures of human life : investigated...cheerfully, elucidated...satirically, promulgated...explicitly, and discussed...philosophically. In a dozen dissertations on male, female, and neuter pleasures. Interspersed with various anecdotes, and expounded by numerous annotations / By Hilarius Benevolus, & Co. [pseud.]...

Author/Creator:
Britton, John, 1771-1857.
Publication:
London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 223 p., [5] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 17 cm.
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Subjects:
Satire, English.
Wit and humor.
Notes:
Added engraved t.-p.: Mirth versus misery. The pleasures of human life ...
Plates drawn and etched by Thomas Rowlandson; frontispiece drawn by W. Satchwell, engraved by W. Bond.
On verso of t.p.: Printed by J. M'Creery...London.
The "Pleasures" of literature, law, fashion, and politics.
Occasioned, apparently, by James Beresford's "Miseries of human life; or, The groans of Samuel Sensitive and Timothy testy...London, 1806."
Penn Chronology:
1807
Cited in:
Nineteenth century short title index, series I B4559
OCLC:
11483088