The Squibob Papers


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Pebbled green cloth lettered in gold on spine. Light blue endpapers. Illustrated with numerous comic line drawings by author. Tips lightly bumped and cloth shows light age wear. Sporadic light foxing throughout. Contemporary owner’s signature on prelim, in pencil, dated July 1865. A humorist and sataritst, who published widely in West Coast newpapers, Derby was a West Point Graduate, friend to general George McClelland –to whom this volume is dedicated, and all round wag. Overall a nice copy of this collection of short humorous pieces, good+ or better. BAL 4651

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Book Author

Phoenix, John [Capt. George H. Derby]


Carleton, Publisher

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New York


8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall

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