Plu-ri-bus-tah: A Song That's by No Author; Perpetrated by Q.K. Philander Doesticks. Q. K. Philander Doesticks, Mortimer Thompson.
Plu-ri-bus-tah: A Song That's by No Author; Perpetrated by Q.K. Philander Doesticks
Plu-ri-bus-tah: A Song That's by No Author; Perpetrated by Q.K. Philander Doesticks

Plu-ri-bus-tah: A Song That's by No Author; Perpetrated by Q.K. Philander Doesticks

New York: Livermore & Rudd, 1856. McLenan, John. Hardcover. 264, [10] p.: frontispiece, many in-text illustrations; 19 cm. Publisher's black cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and illustration; blind-stamped pattern on both boards. Blue endpapers. Publisher's advertisements on 10 unpaginated pages following text. Q.K. Philander Doesticks was the pen name used by Mortimer Thompson (1832-1875), an American humorist and journalist. This comic history of the United States in verse is in the style of Longfellow's famous poem Hiawatha. Illustrated by John McLenan. BAL 20092A: on the 6th of 10 pages of advertisements is "In Press . . . Aspenwold." The binding is the black ribbed cloth identified as T cloth in BAL. In Fair Condition: cocked; cloth is lightly soiled; ends of spine and corners rubbed; loss of cloth at head of spine; occasional soiling along margins; a few pages more heavily soiled; text block is separated between p. 168 and p. 169; complete. Fair. Item #003517

Price: $21.00