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1 Andrews, William Modern Merry Men. Authors in the Lighter Vein in the Victorian Era
London A. Brown & Sons 1904 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
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 
Price: 81.00 NZD
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