Modern Merry Men. Authors in the Lighter Vein in the Victorian Era

Andrews, William

Published by A. Brown & Sons, London, 1904
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Title: Modern Merry Men. Authors in the Lighter ...

Publisher: A. Brown & Sons, London

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


Early owner's signature "Norman McKinlay". Some dampstains to upper margins of endpapers. Spine cloth darkened. Some staining to boards. 1/4" chips and fraying to cloth at head and tail of spine. ; viii, 319, [1] pagse + [4] pages advertisements. Red cloth boards with jester illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 215 x 140mm. Small contemporary New Zealand bookseller's ticket on front endpaper "R. J. Stall & Co. Booksellers and Stationers, Princes St., Dunedin". "The aim of this work is to bring together some of the best examples of the wit and humour of the Victorian age." - from the Preface. The book contains humorous extracts, mostly verse, from 48 different 19th century writers. Each author is introduced by Andrews. The authors include: Cuthbert Bede; Henry James Byron; Lewis Carroll; Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell; Charles Dickens; Austin Dobson; Sydney Grundy; Henry S. Leigh; Frederick Locker-Lamson; Thomas Moore; William Sawyer; George R. Sims; Francis Edward Smedley; Robert Southey; William Makepeace Thackeray; Godfrey Wordsworth Turner; William Henry Wills. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 12178

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