New York. 1840. iv,.-214pp. plus twelve plates and 36pp. of advertisements. Frontis. Original cloth, paper label (worn). Cloth rumpled, outer hinges worn but sound, frayed at extremities. Small bookplate, light to moderate foxing throughout. A sound copy. Item #WRCAM6025
The second edition of "the first and most influential book of Southwestern humor" (Walter Blair). This edition, following the first edition of 1835, is illustrated with cooperplate engravings. The many editions to follow were illustrated with steel engravings. HOWES L448. SABIN 41936. WRIGHT I:1722.