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Wit and mirth ; or pills to purge melancholy : being a collection of the best merry ballads and songs, old and new. ... having each their proper tune.

Author: Henry Playford; Thomas D'Urfey
Publisher: London : Printed by W. Pearson, for J. Tonson, 1719-20.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Playford; Thomas D'Urfey
OCLC Number: 731565233
Notes: Dedication signed: T. D'Urfey.
Includes orations, poems, prologues and epilogues by D'Urfey.
A reissue of 'Songs compleat, pleasant and divertive' published in 1719, with the drop-head title on p. 1 and the running title in vols. 1 to 5 changed to: 'Pills to purge melancholy' and with the addition of a sixth and final volume dated 1720.
The first two volumes mostly contain songs by the editor Thomas D'Urfey, with the remainder being those originally collected and published by Henry Playford.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Eighteenth century collections online.
Description: 1 online resource (Online-Datei (6 v.)) : Illustrationen, music

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