Previous owner's name to FFEP. Corners bumped, edges rubbed, endcaps chipped away. Spine worn and faded, soiling to boards, pages quite age-tanned. Occasional light spotting to margins of text. Front hinge started at title page. Faded gilt area behind raised lettering to spine, black designs and lettering to spine and front board. Faded red-brown cloth-covered boards. Unmarked text, perfectly legible. Over 300 pp, the pagination numbering divided into sections, with 5 pp ads to rear of text. "As the title suggests, a wonderful and rare collection of literature and poetry studying the humorous use or misuse of the English language of a bygone era, filled with delightful readings as well as providing a nostalgic trip back into elocutionary time. Edition and printing not given but 'Arlington Edition' stated on front board and research suggests 1889 publishing date.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE COMIC RECITER, A BURLESQUE AND DIALECTIC...
Publisher: Hurst & Company
Publication Date: 1889
Book Condition: Poor
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