Haweis (Rev. H.R.)
Title: American Humorists.
Publisher:  NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1883. First American edition, paper issue.
Seller ID: 50660
192pp. Original tan wrappers designed and lettered in black and red. Old stain to back cover, some shelf wear, generally very good. The first page of text following the title has been folded over before the text block was stapled, but it is intact; a binder's error. Issued as No. 82 in Funk & Wagnalls' STANDARD LIBRARY series, Feb. 12, 1883. The text of lectures delivered by Haweis in 1881 and 1882, one is an essay on Mark Twain, other subjects are Bret Harte, Washington Irving, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and Artemus Ward.
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