Parnassus in Pillory: A Satire; by Motley Manners, esquire: Duganne, A. J. H. (Augustine Joseph ...

Parnassus in Pillory: A Satire; by Motley Manners, esquire

Duganne, A. J. H. (Augustine Joseph Hickey)

Published by Adriance, Sherman & Co., New York, 1851
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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[4], 96 p.; 19 cm. Blue-grey cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and decoration; blind-stamped decoration on both boards. Top page edges black. Each page printed within ruled borders and floral corners. First edition. The author of this poem satirizing the authors and editors of the ante-bellum American literary scene was Augustine Joseph Hickey Duganne (1823-1884). A different version of the work was included in his Poetical Works (Philadelphia, 1855). During the American Civil War he helped to raise the 176th New York Volunteers and was a prisoner of the Confederate States in 1863 and 1864. In addition to work as a journalist and a poet, he wrote several of Beadle's Dime Novels. In Very Good+ Condition: ends of spine lightly rubbed; light foxing throughout; otherwise clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 003989

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Title: Parnassus in Pillory: A Satire; by Motley ...

Publisher: Adriance, Sherman & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1851

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Edition: 1st Edition

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