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Spots of wit and humor (original)

Ezra Kendall

Spots of wit and humor (original)

by Ezra Kendall

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Published by Helman, Taylor Co. in Cleveland, Ohio .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bound in gray paper wrappers, printed in black.

Statementas told by Ezra Kendall ; lettering and embellishments conceived and executed by W.J. Morgan & Co.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6161 .K4
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 1-94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6774144M
LC Control Number00000641
OCLC/WorldCa5227886

Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Thomas L. Masson More than half a dozen years have passed since Mr. Andrew Lang, startled for once out of his customary light-heartedness, asked himself, and his readers, and the ghost of Charles Dickens-all three powerless to answer-whether the dismal seriousness of the present day was going to last forever; or whether, when the great wave of . This is a mini set of 10 hardcover books entitled The Wit and Humor of America, edited by Marshall P. Wilder. The book was published in by Bobbs-Merrill Company and by the Thwing Company, although Funk & Wagnalls Company is listed on the title Rating: % positive.

Chicago: Thompson & Thomas, Reprint. Hardcover. GOOD PLUS. Andrew Lang. HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, presents LIBRARY OF WIT AND HUMOR BY MARK TWAIN AND LE LANDON originally published this text verbatim in an Western Publishing House book entitled WIT AND HUMOR OF THE AGE. COMPRISING WIT, HUMOR.   MELVILLE LANDON originally published this text verbatim in an Western Publishing House book entitled WIT AND HUMOR OF THE AGE. COMPRISING WIT, HUMOR, PATHOS, RIDICULE, SATIRE, DIALECTS, PUNS. This volume was republished for the next 30 years, using 5 different publishers.

A set of Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor volumes one through six. Each book is bound in a read colored cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. These books were edited by Thomas L. Masson and copyright by Doubleday, Page & Company. Book Coordinator: Samanem Meta Coordinator: David Lawrence Proof Listener: Joyce Couch. Links. Internet Archive Page. Online text. M4B audio book (mb) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The Wit and Humor of America, Vol VARIOUS (-) The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the sixth volume, 55 short stories.


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