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Nothing to Do: An Accompaniment to ÒNothing to Wear.Ó

A Lady " (pseud. for J.H. Howard).-

Published by New York. Wiley & Halstead. 1857., 1857
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First Edition. J. H. Howard Illustrations, Engraved by J. W. Orr. Pages 57 pp. + 6 pp. Publisher's Ads.12mo. Brown Publisher's Cloth with Gilt Titling on Front Cover. Brown Coated End Papers. Title Page in Red Ink. First Edition. R. Gardner, "Horatio Alger, pp. 443Ð4 for Detailed Discussion of This Title. Title Page Indicates that the Illustrations Are by the Author Who Is Identified as "A Lady". However, the Illustrations Are Signed ÒJ.H. HowardÓ. Horatio Alger Published a Book with the Same Format and Title (But Not This One) with James French & Co. of Boston, also in 1857. ÒNothing to WearÓ, Also Published in 1857, was a Social Satire by William Howard Allen Butler and Spawned a Flurry of "Nothing to." Books by Mortimer Thomson, Horatio Alger and Others. Howard's usual pseudonym, according to Madeleine Stern, was "Corry O'Lanus," a name identified by Haynes as belonging, rather, to John Stanton. Mild wear at spine ends and corners. Fading of spine and edges. Minimal Foxing. Else, a Very Good, Bright Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 8609

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Title: Nothing to Do: An Accompaniment to “Nothing ...

Publisher: New York. Wiley & Halstead. 1857.

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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