Scraps. No. 1. 1849. New Series

JOHNSTON, DAVID CLAYPOOLE

Publication Date: 1849
Soft cover
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JOHNSTON, DAVID CLAYPOOLE. Scraps. No. 1. 1849. New Series. Boston: D. C. Johnston, [1849]. Obl. Folio. 4 engraved plates, each containing about 9 individual engravings. Tissue guards. Illustrated wrappers. Wrappers soiled, engravings a trifle soiled around the edges but very good. One of Johnston's delightful series of "Scraps," satirizing the life and customs of the times. The second plate is entitled "Women's Rights" and spoofs women in several role-reversal scenes. Other plates depict various scenes including "An Old Curiosity Shop" and spoofs of the Gold Rush, the Mexican War, an art auction, &c., &c. Hamilton 938, referring to Johnston as the "American Cruikshank.". Bookseller Inventory # 12388

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Title: Scraps. No. 1. 1849. New Series

Publication Date: 1849

Binding: Soft cover

Illustrator: Johnston, David C.

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