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Pimlyco; or Runne Red-Cap, 'Tis a mad world at Hogsdon

[Otranto 001] Pimlyco is a 25-page pamphlet that was entered in the Stationers’ Register for John Busby on 15 April 1609, and re-assigned to William Barley, with a now-lost ballad called Ha with you to Pimlico on 3 May.[1]  Only two copies of it are known, of which one is in the Bodleian and one in the Huntington Library. A fascimile was published by Oxford University Press in 1891 as part of a series of ‘Antient Drolleries’, and with an introduction by A.H.…

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