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Nothing to Say: A Slight Slap at Mobocratic Snobbery, Which Has "Nothing to Do" with "Nothing to Wear."

Thomson, Mortimer N. (pseud. Q. K. Philander Doesticks, P.B. [Perfect Brick]).-

Published by New York. Rudd & Carleton. 1857., 1857
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First Edition. Six engravings by Richardson-Cox after drawings by John McLenan. Pages 60 pp.12mo. Brown Publisher's Coth with Gilt Lettering on Front Cover. First Edition. BAL 20094. M. Stern, "Imprints on History," p.194. Thomson was offered $1 per line by Carleton for this parody of "Nothing to Wear." The company profited immensely forom this effort and it turned the company toward the publication of American humor. Tipped onto front end papers is the publisher's tissue paper ad for an illustrated book of travels, "Roumania" by James O. Noyes, M.D. This ad is found only in some copies, according to BAL. Seven copies noted by BAL . Behind half-title is publisher's ad for Doesticks' books. Foxing. Slight fading of spine and edges. Else Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 8378

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Title: Nothing to Say: A Slight Slap at Mobocratic ...

Publisher: New York. Rudd & Carleton. 1857.

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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