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Book/Printed Material The touch-stone or, Historical, critical, political, philosophical, and theological essays on the reigning diversions of the town ... In which everything antique, or modern, relating to musick, poetry, dancing, pantomimes, chorusses, cat-calls ... circus, bear-garden, gladiators, prize-fighters ... is occasionally handled

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Title

  • The touch-stone or, Historical, critical, political, philosophical, and theological essays on the reigning diversions of the town ... In which everything antique, or modern, relating to musick, poetry, dancing, pantomimes, chorusses, cat-calls ... circus, bear-garden, gladiators, prize-fighters ... is occasionally handled

Names

  • Ralph, James, -1762.

Created / Published

  • London : [s.n.], 1728.

Headings

  • -  Amusements--England--London--Early works to 1800
  • -  Theater--England--London--Early works to 1800

Notes

  • -  Dedication signed: A. Primcock (pseud. of James Ralph)
  • -  Reissued in 1731 with new t.-p.: The taste of the town, or, A guide to all public diversions.
  • -  LAC ael 2019-10-21 no edits (1 card)

Medium

  • 2 p. l., iii-xxviii, 237 p. ; 17 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PN2036 .R3 1728
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-063, Reel 160 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 12022669

OCLC Number

  • 3051286

Online Format

  • image

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Ralph, James, -1762. The touch-stone or, Historical, critical, political, philosophical, and theological essays on the reigning diversions of the town ... In which everything antique, or modern, relating to musick, poetry, dancing, pantomimes, chorusses, cat-calls ... circus, bear-garden, gladiators, prize-fighters ... is occasionally handled. [London: S.N, 1728] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/12022669/.

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Ralph, J. (1728) The touch-stone or, Historical, critical, political, philosophical, and theological essays on the reigning diversions of the town ... In which everything antique, or modern, relating to musick, poetry, dancing, pantomimes, chorusses, cat-calls ... circus, bear-garden, gladiators, prize-fighters ... is occasionally handled. [London: S.N] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12022669/.

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Ralph, James, -1762. The touch-stone or, Historical, critical, political, philosophical, and theological essays on the reigning diversions of the town ... In which everything antique, or modern, relating to musick, poetry, dancing, pantomimes, chorusses, cat-calls ... circus, bear-garden, gladiators, prize-fighters ... is occasionally handled. [London: S.N, 1728] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12022669/>.