Three Martin Farquhar Tupper books bound in one volume. PROVERBIAL PHILOSOPHY BOOK OF THOUGHTS AND ARGUMENTS FIRST AND SECOND SERIES plus A THOUSAND LINES NOW FIRST OFFERED plus HACTENUS: MORE DROPPINGS FROM THE PEN. ("Tupper's Poetical Works. Complete.")

Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889.

Published by New York and London: John Wiley, 1849.
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Collates as [ffep], [frontispiece portrait], i-vi, 1-282, 1-58, [2], 1-106, [rear fly], [rear fly], [rfep]. Hardcover: H 17.25cm x L 12cm. Original decorative binding of red cloth retaining fairly bright gilt stamping to spine and boards although with some rubbing and flaking. Gilt title stamping upon spine as "Tupper's Poetical Works. Complete." Soiling and rubbing to boards with worn corners, spine ends frayed and worn as well, tears to cloth at all joint ends with longest tear being 7cm ascending from rear joint heel with associated slight separation between spine cloth and underlying backstrip. Hinges and interior binding still firm. All edges gilt. Pencil scribbling on rear free endpaper; fractionally shallow light moisture staining affecting top margins of interior leaves with mostly light to occasionally mild foxing throughout. A good copy. With three-line ink ownership inscription "Thomas Erskine Young's 1850 | [illegible] | M.S. [?]" on front free endpaper. Thomas Erskine Young (1831-1869) was an heir to one of the great planter fortunes in antebellum Mississippi via his father George Young, owner of the magnificent Waverly Plantation upon the westbank of the Tombigbee River just north of Columbus, Mississippi. Serving in Company I, 43rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, Thomas Young achieved the rank of captain in October 1862 and assumed command of the company in the spring of 1863. BOOK #1 - PROVERBIAL PHILOSOPHY; A BOOK OF THOUGHTS AND ARGUMENTS, ORIGINALLY TREATED . . . FIRST AND SECOND SERIES, COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME. "New and Improved American Edition" (per Preface on page iii). As pages i-vi, 1-282 and with its title page having the New York and London 1849 John Wiley imprint. BOOK #2 - A THOUSAND LINES: NOW FIRST OFFERED TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. As pages 1-58 and with its title page also sharing the New York and London 1849 John Wiley imprint. BOOK #3 - HACTENUS: MORE DROPPINGS FROM THE PEN THAT WROTE "PROVERBIAL PHILOSOPHY," "A THOUSAND LINES, " &C. &C. &C. As pages 1-106 and with its title page again sharing the New York and London 1849 John Wiley imprint. Bookseller Inventory #

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Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889.
Published by New York and London: John Wiley, 1849. (1849)
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Book Description New York and London: John Wiley, 1849., 1849. Collates as [ffep], [frontispiece portrait], i-vi, 1-282, 1-58, [2], 1-106, [rear fly], [rear fly], [rfep]. Hardcover: H 17.25cm x L 12cm. Original decorative binding of red cloth retaining fairly bright gilt stamping to spine and boards although with some rubbing and flaking. Gilt title stamping upon spine as "Tupper's Poetical Works. Complete." Soiling and rubbing to boards with worn corners, spine ends frayed and worn as well, tears to cloth at all joint ends with longest tear being 7cm ascending from rear joint heel with associated slight separation between spine cloth and underlying backstrip. Hinges and interior binding still firm. All edges gilt. Pencil scribbling on rear free endpaper; fractionally shallow light moisture staining affecting top margins of interior leaves with mostly light to occasionally mild foxing throughout. A good copy. With three-line ink ownership inscription "Thomas Erskine Young's 1850 | [illegible] | M.S. [?]" on front free endpaper. Thomas Erskine Young (1831-1869) was an heir to one of the great planter fortunes in antebellum Mississippi via his father George Young, owner of the magnificent Waverly Plantation upon the westbank of the Tombigbee River just north of Columbus, Mississippi. Serving in Company I, 43rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, Thomas Young achieved the rank of captain in October 1862 and assumed command of the company in the spring of 1863. BOOK #1 - PROVERBIAL PHILOSOPHY; A BOOK OF THOUGHTS AND ARGUMENTS, ORIGINALLY TREATED . . . FIRST AND SECOND SERIES, COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME. "New and Improved American Edition" (per Preface on page iii). As pages i-vi, 1-282 and with its title page having the New York and London 1849 John Wiley imprint. BOOK #2 - A THOUSAND LINES: NOW FIRST OFFERED TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. As pages 1-58 and with its title page also sharing the New York and London 1849 John Wiley imprint. BOOK #3 - HACTENUS: MORE DROPPINGS FROM THE PEN THAT WROTE "PROVERBIAL PHILOSOPHY," "A THOUSAND LINES, " &C. &C. &C. As pages 1-106 and with its title page again sharing the New York and London 1849 John Wiley imprint. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-02710

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