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Title Ben Johnson's jests : or the wit's pocket companion. Being a new collection of the most ingenious jests, diverting Stories, pleasant Jokes, smart Repartees, excellent Puns, wise Sayings, witty Quibbles, and ridiculous Bulls. To Which IS Added, A Choice Collection of the newest Conundrums, best Riddles, entertaining Rebusses, satirical Epigrams, humourous Epitaphs, facetious Dialogues, merry Tales, jovial Songs, Fables, &c. &c. &c. Here glowing Thought, and Sense refin'd, With laughing Wit, and Fancy join'd, The poignant Pun, and brilliant Jest, In pleasing Garb of Nature drest, Their universal Balm impart, To recreate the gloomy Heart.

Published London : printed for R. Baldwin, at the Rose in Pater-Noster Row, [1755]


Location Call No. Status
Edition The third edition. With great additions and improvements.
Physical description 4 unnumbered pages,142 pages,plate : portrait ; 8⁰
Notes A large proportion of the material is not from Ben Jonson.
Titlepage in red and black.
Price from imprint: price One Shilling and Sixpence.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Other author Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637.
Subject Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800.