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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Phil-Porney.; Bernard Mandeville; George Ogle; Richard I Cook
|Notes:||"The Facsimile ... reproduced from a copy of the first edition ... in The British Museum ..."--P. [x].
Original t.p. reads: A modest defence of publick stews, or, An essay upon whoring, as it is now practis'd in these kingdoms. ... Written by a layman. London, Printed by A. Moore near St. Paul's, 1724.
Attributed in this ed. (as in some other sources) to Bernard Mandeville. Also attributed to George Ogle. The author uses the pseudonym Phil-Porney in the 1st ed.
|Description:||viii, xii, 78 p. ; 21 cm.|
|Series Title:||Publication (Augustan Reprint Society), no. 162.|
|Responsibility:||Bernard Mandeville ; introd. by Richard I. Cook.|