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    [D. C. Johnston]. [Humor]. The Aurora Borealis, or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and Eradicate the Blue Devils. Boston: by the Editor of The Galaxy of Wit, 1831. Early edition. Sixteenmo. 216 pages. With fourteen original etchings designed and executed by D. C. Johnston, including frontispiece and half-title. Spine rebacked with period hand-tooled and blindstamped full leather covers. Morocco spine label with gilt titles. Covers and extremities well rubbed with light abrading to corners. Endpapers and page edges toned with some light foxing throughout. A few pages have small tears not affecting text or lightly folded corners. A few signatures proud near rear. A very good copy of rather scarce Johnston book.

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    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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