Salem: Printed at the Office of "To-Day," Oct. 31, 1870. First edition. 8vo, original pictorial glazed white wrappers, 15 pages. Pictorial title page, illus. Wrappers a bit rubbed and soiled and slightly split along the spine; a very good copy. Item #15506
"If you ask the touris why he visits Salem, he will tell you that he has four reasons: to see the old houses, to feel the witch pins, to gaze upon the terminus of the Horse Railroad at Danvers, and to ponder over the birthplace of Lord Timothy Dexter." A humorous account of Salem local color, published in conjunction with the short-lived humorous paper "To-Day," which was "a sheet devoted to the Institute and Oratorio Fair at Salem." With a fine satirical front wrapper illustration.