Cyclopedia Of Wit And Humor: Cyclopedia Of Wit And Humor Containing Choice And Characteristic Selections From The Writings Of The Most Eminent Humorists Of America, England, Ireland And Scotland (2 Volumes)

Burton, William

Published by Appleton, New York, 1858
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Authors chosen for selection include American, English, Irish, and Scottish writers; provides an interesting and amusing look at humor in pre-Civil War America. "Illustrated with twenty- four Portraits on Steel, and many Hundred Wood Engravings. " Marginal dampstaining to some pages in corner of volume one, not affecting text. Contains numerous illustrations as well as full page steel engravings of authors. Most portraits are bright, though a couple have defects. Spine defects--Front board of volume one is detached, spine of volume 2 is lacking from last band to bottom of heel, bottom of spine of volume 1 is torn. An interesting set --an obvious candidate for rebacking to restore the spines. 2 volumes. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 6716

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Title: Cyclopedia Of Wit And Humor: Cyclopedia Of ...

Publisher: Appleton, New York

Publication Date: 1858

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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