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A hymn to the chair: or, lucubrations, serious and comical, on the use of chairs, Benches, Forms, Joint-Stools, Three-Legged Stools, and Ducking-Stools. The Hint taken from the Craftsman of the 6th Instant, and improv'd for the Benefit of those who sit on Chairs of Ease, and those who sit upon Thorns and Nettles. - In a particular manner is handled with all due Reverence and Respect, The Chair of St-e. The Chair of the House of Commons. The L-d Ma-'s Chair. The tottering Charitable Corporation Chair. The Bench of Justices Chair. The East-India Chair. The South-Sea Chair. The Greenland Chair. The Mechanick Chairs. The Sedan Chair. The Easy Chair. The Maundering Chair. The Fornicating Chair. The Cambridge Chair. Several Imaginary Chairs. The Couch Chair. The Duke of Venus' Chair. Corporation Chairs. Trading Justices Chair. Dr. Busby's Chair. To which are added The Beauties and Advantages of other necessary Utensils to rest the Bum upon, and ease the Mind, the Body, and the Breeches.

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London : printed for B. Dickinson at Inigo Jones's Head, against Exeter-Exchange in the Strand ; Tho. Corbet Bookseller, in Cursitor's-Alley ; and R. Montague at the General Post-Office in Great Queen-Street, near Drury-Lane : and sold by E. Nutt, and J. Brotherton at the Royal-Exchange ; A. Dodd near Temple-Bar ; J. Brindly in Bond-Street ; J. Jolliff in St. James's Street ; Mr. Critchly at Charing-Cross ; and J. Stagg in Westminster-Hall, [1732]

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32p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC N17075
Foxon, H456

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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