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[External Resource] Chap-books of the Eighteenth Century: With Facsimiles, Notes, and Introduction

URL: http://books.google.com/books?id=tGYKAAAAIAAJ&pg=PPP12
Title: [External Resource] Chap-books of the Eighteenth Century: With Facsimiles, Notes, and Introduction
Creator: Ashton, John
Description: Ashton's compilation of chapbooks provides a window into the past. These books had a wide distribution, and more people read them than read newspapers. Reading them sheds light on the thoughts and tastes of people in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.
Type: Book
Publisher: London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly
Date: 1882
Contributor: Google
 

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