Item #50914 PICKINGS From The PORTFOLIO Of The REPORTER Of The NEW - ORLEANS "PICAYUNE". [bound with] NEW ORLEANS SKETCH BOOK. With Original Designs, by Felix O. C. Darley.; Library of Humourous American Works. . "Stahl" Corcoran, ennis. d. 1858, George M. 1825 - 1853 Wharton.
PICKINGS From The PORTFOLIO Of The REPORTER Of The NEW - ORLEANS "PICAYUNE". [bound with] NEW ORLEANS SKETCH BOOK. With Original Designs, by Felix O. C. Darley.; Library of Humourous American Works.
PICKINGS From The PORTFOLIO Of The REPORTER Of The NEW - ORLEANS "PICAYUNE". [bound with] NEW ORLEANS SKETCH BOOK. With Original Designs, by Felix O. C. Darley.; Library of Humourous American Works.

PICKINGS From The PORTFOLIO Of The REPORTER Of The NEW - ORLEANS "PICAYUNE". [bound with] NEW ORLEANS SKETCH BOOK. With Original Designs, by Felix O. C. Darley.; Library of Humourous American Works.

Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, (1845). Circa mid-1850s. Cf Wright I, 766 for the 1846 1st edition of "Pickings" & Wright II, 2692 for the 1853 1st edition of "Sketch Book". Bolton IV, 22 & 33. Not in SCOWAH. 216; viii, [21] - 202 pp. "Pickings": frontis, t.p. vignette, 6 inserted full-page illustrations. "Sketch Book": frontis, t.p. vignette, 2 inserted full-page illustrations. 12mo. 7-3/4" x 4-3/4". Later, though probably 19th C., deep maroon half sheep binding with marbled paper boards & eps. TEG. Original chromolithographed covers bound-in. Square & tight. Modest extremity wear. Bit of expected age-toning to paper. A VG+ copy. Item #50914

A collection of humorous sketches, with "Sketch Book" uncommon in the trade.

Price: $325.00