Fifty Years' Correspondence, Inglish, French, and Lattin, in Proze and Verse; Between Geniusses Ov Boath Sexes, and James Elphinston: In Eight Pocket-vollumes, Including an Appendix Miscellaneous. Dhe Oridginal Letters, To' be Seen in Dhe Hands Ov Dhe Edditor. ...

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W. Ritchardson; T. Boosey; J. Deighton; W. Clark; by N.R. Cheyn; and P. Hil, Eddinburrough, 1794
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