Adventures of Elder Triptolemus Tub; Comprising Important and Startling Disclosures Concerning Hell; its Magnitude, Morals, Employments, Climate, &c. all very satisfactorily authenticated. To which is added, The Old Man of the Hill-Side. George Rogers.
Adventures of Elder Triptolemus Tub; Comprising Important and Startling Disclosures Concerning Hell; its Magnitude, Morals, Employments, Climate, &c. all very satisfactorily authenticated. To which is added, The Old Man of the Hill-Side.
Adventures of Elder Triptolemus Tub; Comprising Important and Startling Disclosures Concerning Hell; its Magnitude, Morals, Employments, Climate, &c. all very satisfactorily authenticated. To which is added, The Old Man of the Hill-Side.

Adventures of Elder Triptolemus Tub; Comprising Important and Startling Disclosures Concerning Hell; its Magnitude, Morals, Employments, Climate, &c. all very satisfactorily authenticated. To which is added, The Old Man of the Hill-Side.

Boston: Printed by Abel Tompkins, 1848. Second printing, the first appearing with an 1846 publication date. 12mo, original embossed brown cloth, gilt spine, 197, [1] pages. Frontis, two plates. Cloth lifting along the front joint but the binding is sound; frayed at the head and foot of the spine; a little bumped and rubbed, some light foxing; a very good copy. Item #19654

Two humorous Universalist satirical novellas; the pious and bigoted slaveholder Elder Tub enjoys a colloquy with the ghost of Shadrach Paddle, the latter who expounds in part on the various sterling qualities of the citizens of Hell (as well as the various contradictions of orthodox damnation, etc.). With fine humorous illustrations. Wright I, 2146 (this edition).

Price: $125.00

See all items in Satire
See all items by