[Samuel P. Avery]. My Friend Wriggles, Illustrated. [New York]: Stearns, [ca. 1850s]. First edition.

    More Information: [Caricature]. [Samuel Putnam Avery]. My Friend Wriggles, a (Laughter) Moving Panorama, of His Fortunes and Misfortunes, Illustrated. With Over 200 Engravings, of Most Comic Catastrophes, and Side Splitting Merriment, Written and Engraved by S. P. Avery. [New York]: Stearns & Co., [n.d., circa 1850s]. First edition. Oblong slim octavo. 48 leaves. Profusely illustrated. Sewn illustrated wrappers. Spine rebacked. Covers with minor wear, mostly at front near spine. Some minor tears, light folds, and small stains or foxing throughout. Printed on terracotta paper. Housed in a custom clamshell case. A very good copy of this wonderfully illustrated work.

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