Title Much ado about nothing: or, a plain refutation of all that has been written or said concerning the rabbit-woman of Godalming. : being a full and impartial confession from her own mouth, and under her own hand, of the whole affair, from the beginning to the end. Now made publick for the general satisfaction.
Imprint London : Printed for A. Moore, near St. Paul's, M.DCC.XXVII. [1727]


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Physical description 23 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 8vo (20 cm).
Note Signed p. 22: Merry Tuft.
Includes half-title: Much ado about nothing: or, the rabbit-woman's confession.
Printed on half-title page: Price four-pence.
False imprint: M. Treadwell 'On false and misleading imprints in the London book trade'. In R. Myers and M. Harris 'Fakes and Frauds', 1989, pp. 41-43.
Possibly authored by Jonathan Swift: F. Haslam 'From Hogarth to Rowlandson', 1996, p. 301.
References ESTC, T55626.
ESTC T55626
Note Copy 1. With an engraved portrait of Mary Toft published by W. Richardson in 1810 and a typed contents list. Part of a collection of printed tracts and ms extracts relating to Mary Toft, assembled by Edward Hawkins c. 1851. From the library of Edwin Clarke.
Author, etc. Tuft, Merry.
Subject name Toft, Mary, 1703-1763.
Topic-LCSH Fraud.
Childbirth.
Rabbits.
Genre/Technique Satires.
System no. .b16626679
Record no. 19561010
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