Joe Miller’s jests, or, The wits vade-mecum

Joe Miller's jests title page

  • Title: Joe Miller’s jests, or, The wits vade-mecum : being a collection of the most brilliant jests, the most excellent Bons Mots, and most pleasant short stories in the English language; many of them transcribed from the mouth of the facetious gentleman whose name they bear. To which are added, choice collections of moral sentences, and of the most pointed and truly valuable epigrams in the British tongue; with the names of the authors to such as are known. Most humbly inscribed to those choice spirits of the age, His Majesty’s poet-laureat, Mr. David Garrick, Mr. The. Cibber, Mr. Justice Bodens’s horse, Tom Jones, the most impudent man living, the Rev. Mr. Henley, and Job Baker the Kettle-Drummer.
  • Published: London : Printed for John Lever, Little Moorgate, London Wall, Moorfields, [1750?]

Catalog RecordĀ 

761 750 J64

Acquired May 2019

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