Mrs. Peck’s Pudding, by Thomas Hood. A Humorous Paper, by Charles Dickens. And A Dramatic Sketch, by Sir E. Lytton Bulwer. With Illustrations by Darley.

Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1845.

Price: $400.00

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With three plates and an illustration in text by F.O.C. Darley. [4], 9-145, [3, blank] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original printed wrappers with Boston imprint of Redding & Co., wrapper advertising The British Essayists in ten volumes. Spine worn. Very good. Carr, Dickens B 625. OCLC: 29944294 (Huntington, Harvard, HRC, Johns Hopkins, Providence Athenaeum).

Item #334801

Humorous anthology, largely drawing on early issues of Hood’s Magazine and Comic Miscellany, including Mrs. Peck's Pudding. A Christmas Romance, by Thomas Hood; Threatening Letter to Thomas Hood, from an ancient gentleman, by favour of Charles Dickens; as well as The lay of the labourer and The ass race, by Thomas Hood, The Death of Clytemnestra, a dramatic sketch, by Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer, Bart.;The Slow Man, by G.P.R. James, and others.

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