Philadelphia: Merrihew & Thompson, Printers. 1857. 1st edition (Sabin 20996; Wright II, 794). Limited to 99 cc. INSCRIBED by the author on the ffep. 76 pp. 7-1/2" x 4-1/2". Original publisher's brown cloth binding, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine & boards stamped in blind. Modest extremity wear. Light foxing to eps. A VG+ copy. Item #32837
American humor: includes a chapter on an African-American ball held in Philadelphia, a piece entitled "Extracts from the Diary of a Whig" and a comical look on a militia muster.