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2 edition of The Cock-fighter. found in the catalog.

The Cock-fighter.

The Cock-fighter.

A true history

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Published by Printed by B. & J. Johnson, no. 147, High-Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 37166, Cheap repository -- no. 39
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18200924M

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