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[White, Richard Grant]:

THE CHRONICLES OF GOTHAM. BOOK SECOND.

New York and London: 1872 12mo, original printed orange wrappers [rubbed, spine reinforced]. pp [45]-87 [as issued]. Good+. A satire on New York in biblical language, in the style of White's New Gospel of Peace published in the previous decade. Thinly disguised references to Ulysses Grant, Fernando Wood, Boss Tweed, and other emblems of municipal corruption abound. White was a brilliant man of letters, Shakespeare scholar, and father of Stanford White. FIRST EDITION. II Wright 2707.


Book Id: 15559

Price: $125.00

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