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[Butler, William Allen]:

NOTHING TO WEAR: AN EPISODE OF CITY LIFE. [FROM HARPERS WEEKLY.] ILLUSTRATED BY HOPPIN.

Rudd & Carleton, New York: 1857 68pp. Original blind-stamped purple cloth boards, [some rubbing and wear]. Inner hinges cracked. Half-title and title page printed in red ink. Frontispiece and eight additional plates of black and white sketch illustrations. Includes duplicate plate at page 26. Scattered foxing. Bookplate on front endpaper, rubberstamp. Good+. A satirical poem which was published anonymously in Harper's Weekly in 1857 and reprinted that year in book form. A satire of Flora M'Flimsey, a society lady who claimed she had nothing to wear to parties. Bookplate of Richard Ashhurst. Rubberstamp in left margin of page 7, "Bequest of John Ashhurst." FIRST EDITION. OCLC 45277399 [7]. Sabin 9663. Not in Eberstadt or Decker.


Book Id: 18666

Price: $85.00

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