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    [American Humor]. A Volume of Three Mid-Century American Humorous Works, including: George M. Wharton. The Portfolio of a Southern Medical Student. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1851. 181 pages. Illustrations by Croome. Wright II, 2692 [bound with:] H. N. Moore. Fitzgerald and Hopkins; or Scenes and Adventures in Theatrical Life. Philadelphia: S. G. Sherman, 1847. 166 pages. With four of the five called-for illustrations. Wright I, 1911. [bound with:] "Everpoint." [J. M. Field]. The Drama in Pokerville; The Bench and Bar of Jurytown, and Other Stories. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1847. 200 pages. With four of the eight called-for illustrations by F. O. C. Darley. Wright I, 953. All first editions. Twelvemo. Spine rebacked with period morocco label with gilt titles laid on. Original full calf period boards. Covers and extremities somewhat worn. Corners bumped and abraded. Slight lean. Some toning and foxing throughout. Some chipping, light folds, and small tears to page edges. First few pages have chipped loss at edges. Moderate dampstaining and toning to rear text. Generally, a very good copy of this interesting collection.

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    February, 2012
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