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    [Humor]. [D. C. Johnston, illustrator]. The Laughing Philosopher: or Fun, Humour and Wit: Being a Collection of Choice Anecdotes, Many of Which, Never Before in Print, Originated in or About "The Literary Emporium." Boston: Printed for the Publisher, 1825. First edition. Twelvemo. 216 pages. Some of the earliest published illustrations by D. C. Johnston. Modern full dark blue cloth over thin boards with a morocco label with gilt titles. New endpapers. Pages uncut. Minor toning and foxing with occasional thumbsoiling. First signature a bit overopened, causing a few very minor tears at the gutter. A very good copy of a scarce early edition.

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    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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