Boston: Walker, Wise and Company, 1860. First edition. 8vo (7.75 x 5.25 inches), original blind-stamped deep purple or brown cloth, gilt lettering, 274, , 8 pages. Spine and board edges somewhat sunned; some light toning and foxing; a little skewed; a good to very good copy. Item #20293
Light essays and criticism on subjects from physical culture and the benefits of the public library, to humorous sketches on religious prohibitions of amusements or the elevating tendency of soap and water. Sabin 77309.