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[Hughes, John, & John Arbuthnot]. Charon; or, the ferry-boat. A vision. Dedicated to the Swiss Count —. London: printed; and sold by W. Lewis near Covent-Garden, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows at the Black-Bull in Cornhill, J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, and A. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, 1719. 8vo (18.8 cm; 7.375"). , 26 pp. $250.00
A recommendation to reject earthly temptations and rewards told through a dreamlike description of mortals travelling to the afterlife with Charon, attributed to librettist John Hughes and satirist John Arbuthnot. The text is dedicated to John James Heidegger (1666–1749), a man known as the Swiss Count and responsible for promoting => masquerades in London.
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ESTC T30532. Removed from a nonce volume, first and last few leaves delicately attached; light to moderate age-toning, pencilled date on margin of half-title. (37193) Please RESHELVE This.
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