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Cox's Fragmenta: An Historical Miscellany

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Some of the funniest and most bizarre news stories printed between 1750 and 1830

Erotic misdemeanors in an Irish bean-field, the recipe for a frog barometer fresh from the French court, a parrot convicted of heresy and burnt at the stake in Spain, and a Dutch stage effect for ejecting a wig—by means of a spring—during Hamlet’s ghost scene are just some of the masterpieces o
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 26th 2010 by The History Press
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Apr 04, 2012 Zen Cho rated it liked it
Shelves: oldschool, nonfiction
Kinda cute, with some potential for story ideas, but I'm not sure it would've been worth buying if it hadn't been marked down.
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