4 edition of Dashes of American humour found in the catalog.
Dashes of American humour
Library"s copies signed by Nat Schmulowitz.
|Other titles||Yankee stories|
|Statement||by Henry Howard Paul ; with a preface by J.B. Buckstone ; illustrated by John Leech.|
|Contributions||Leech, John, 1817-1864.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 248 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||248|
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