The Polite Companion or Wit-a-la-Mode 1766 Humor Riddles Puns etc. Printed at the Black Swan ~ Georgian England

$350.00

Title: The Polite Companion; or, Wit-a-la-Mode [...] including A rich Variety of comical Jests, smart Epigrams, diverting Riddles, humorous, serious, and elegant Monumental Inscriptions, merry Tales, and entertaining Stories. [...] The Whole tending to promote innocent Mirth and pleasant Conversation.

Author: n/a

Description: Quarter leather with brushed sides. Frontispiece, engraved by W. Proud, shows a man reading ''The Polite Companion'' to a lady. At the foot of the frontis is the statement ''Printed for G. Kearsly Ludgate Street.'' 132 pages. 12mo in 4s. 18.5 x 11.5 cm.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Printed for H. Serjeant, at the Black Swan, without Temple Bar
Place: London
Year: 1766

Keywords: W. Proud, Serjeant, Black Swan, Kearsley, humor, Georgian,

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