The Tangletown Letters: Being The Reminiscences, Observations, and Opinions of Timotheus Trap, Esq. Including a Report of the Great Mammothic Reform Convention. Edited by the Author of "Records of the Bubbleton Parish," Etc.

Reynolds, E. W. (Elhanan Winchester)

Published by Wanzer, McKim & Co., Buffalo, NY, 1856
Condition: Very Good - Hardcover
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300 (12) pp, b&w tissue protected frontis, dedicatory, preliminary, Letters I-24; Later from Tangletown; The Great Mammothic Reform Convention; Tangletown at the Latest Advices. [Wright, II, 2020] First Edition, 1856. This curious epistolary novel whose letters are attributed to one Temotheus Trap, Esq., the editor/author of which is only identified by a previous work is E. W. (Elhanan Winchester) Reynolds. The letters themselves take a satirical look at contemporary social issues and fashions of the day, including slavery, the Church's attitude towards it, feminism, spiritualism and, literally, the conventions of the day. Rubbed bottom spine and fore-edge corners with Moderate foxing throughout. Binding is tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown blind-stamped decorative boards with gilt-stamped lettering in decorative frame to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003750

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Title: The Tangletown Letters: Being The ...

Publisher: Wanzer, McKim & Co., Buffalo, NY

Publication Date: 1856

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good -

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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