Playthings and Parodies
by Barry Pain
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NY, Cassell, (1892), 1st US edition assumed. Blue pictorial cloth, front cover designed and lettered in pink and red, gilt spine title. Very light old dampmark on outer edge of the inner front cover (VERY unobtrusive). Light ink previous owner name on free front endpaper, otherwise unmarked, sound square tight copy, mild even age-toning to the text, spine a bit age-darkened, mild rubs/bumps to cover extremities, inner hinges sound and uncracked, 5""x7-1/2"", 310pp, see scans for table of contents. A collection of comical short parodies and sketches, several with fantastic and supernatural content. A very nice copy
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