London: George Routledge and Sons, 1873.
Leather bound. 6 7/8" X 5". 448pp. Halfbound in red leather with red cloth over boards. Spine stamped in gilt with five raised bands. Page edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Front hinge cracked and loose. Heavy edgewear to binding, with extremities rubbed to boards and sunning to spine. Pages are clean and unmarked. A worn, but still quite handsome copy of this collection of humor and wit edited by American writer, playwright, and comic actor Howard Paul, English author, antiquary, and editor John Timbs, and Anglo-Irish artist, critic, and writer Percy Fitzgerald. Good. Item #1882