THE ADVENTURES OF NOAHDIAH NOBBS AMONG THE NOBS AND NABOBS OF NEW YORK AND WASHINTON An Abortive Attempt At Witticism, By A Dealer In Old Jokes...The Pictures By A Superannuated Artist"

np, nd (1860s?). Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-7347

31.5 x 22", folded down to 7.5 x 11.5", newsprint, printed on both sides. Torn, stained, spotted, soiled, tape repairs, etc. Noahdiah Nobbs gets a flogging and runs away from home, along the way he meets noted newspaper editors in New York ("National Reform" is printed on one coat) and he is made a newsboy for the Tribune Courier, later he ends up in Washington D.C. and meets President Zachary Taylor, he becomes a topic of conversation between Daniel Webster and Henry Clay and "Even the renowned Col. Jeff Davis goes and puts away his revolvers and bowie knife, to receive young Nobbs..." Printed on the last illus. "Finished On The 7th Page", there are no additional pages, just this one sheet. On the reverse is George Washington's farewell address. F.O.C. Darley, 1832-1888, was a prolific self-taught artist, he is well known for his book illus. ie. Cooper, Dickens, Hawthorne, Irving, Longfellow, Stowe. We were unable to find any information on this particular work. SCARCE. SWAF.

Price: $150.00

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