The Humourist's Own Book: A Cabinet of Original and Selected Anecdotes, Bon Mots, Sports of Fancy, and Traits of Character: Intended to Furnish Occasion for Reflection as well as Mirth By the author of The Young Man's Own Book
The Humourist's Own Book: A Cabinet of Original and Selected Anecdotes, Bon Mots, Sports of Fancy, and Traits of Character: Intended to Furnish Occasion for Reflection as well as Mirth By the author of The Young Man's Own Book

The Humourist's Own Book: A Cabinet of Original and Selected Anecdotes, Bon Mots, Sports of Fancy, and Traits of Character: Intended to Furnish Occasion for Reflection as well as Mirth By the author of The Young Man's Own Book

Philadelphia, Pa. John Ball, 1850. Hardcover. 284 p.: engraved frontispiece signed H. Corbould and Geo. N. Ellis; 13 cm. Light purple cloth with gilt-stamped spine title reading: Humourist's Own Book Book." Gilt-stamped spine decoration and front cover illustration. Back cover has identical blind-stamped illustration; both covers have blind-stamped decorative borders. All page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. Added engraved title page with imprint: Philadelphia: Desilver Thomas & Co.; Edward C. Biddle. Title vignette signed: Corbould and Ellis. Front free endpaper inscribed by former owner S.W. Woodward, Buffalo, N.Y. In Very Good- Condition: cloth on spine and front cover is faded; front cover lightly stained; head of spine slightly frayed; foxing throughout; otherwise pages are clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #001110

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