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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English


  • Erotica -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Erotic literature -- History and criticism -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPeter Wagner (ed.).
SeriesBritannia ;, v. 2, Britannia (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) ;, v. 2.
ContributionsWagner, Peter, 1949-
LC ClassificationsHQ458 .E76 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1862565M
ISBN 103631427182
LC Control Number90020246

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