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Life and Sayings of Mrs. Partington, and Others of the Family

Author: B.P. Shillaber, (editor)
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Price: $25.00
Publisher: J.C. Derby; Phillips, Sampson & Co.; H. W. Derby
Publisher Location: New York; Boston; Cincinnati
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1854
tips worn, corners bumped. Mrs. Partington was the creation of Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber. Prior to joining the Boston Post Shillaber, a New Hampshire native, published the first American humor magazine, The Carpet Bag. Among the authors making their comic print debuts in that magazine were Samuel L. Clemens and Artemus Ward. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Hard Cover. Most items ship with tracking numbers and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.