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Pasquin

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  • Edited and chiefly written by: George Duckett, with contributions from Thomas Burnet, Edward Roome, and others.
  • Title from caption.
  • Engraving at head of title has motto: "Olim truncus eram."
  • Imprint from colophon; imprints lack dates.
  • Years of publication from dates of issues; some dates given according to Lady Day dating.
  • Imprints vary; some issues have imprint reading in part: "Printed by W. Wilkins in Little Britain".
  • Printed in two columns on single half-sheet; text begins with factotum initial.
  • Consists of satirical attacks on the Pope, the Catholic Church, the Inquisition, and the Stuart dynasty, the author professing to be in flight from Rome to reach the land of free speech. Includes satiric essays on English manners, customs and morals.
  • Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
  • NCBEL, II:1277
  • Crane & Kaye, 688
  • English Short Title Catalog, P2492.
  • Reprinted in octavo: London, 1791.