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PLUTARCH RESTORED: AN ANACHRONATIC METEMPSYCHOSIS ILLUSTRATING THE ILLUSTRIOUS OF GREECE AND ROME by  Thomas Worth - Hardcover - 1862 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004580)

PLUTARCH RESTORED: AN ANACHRONATIC METEMPSYCHOSIS ILLUSTRATING THE ILLUSTRIOUS OF GREECE AND ROME

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PLUTARCH RESTORED: AN ANACHRONATIC METEMPSYCHOSIS ILLUSTRATING THE ILLUSTRIOUS OF GREECE AND ROME

by Worth, Thomas

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New York: George Ward Nichols, 1862. Oblong 4to, blind stamped cloth, gilt-lettered cover. Wear to extremities and corners; inner hinge cracked.. Classical history mixed with contemporary satire in 24 full page lithographic plates printed on one side only with text on facing page. Events and characters caricatured include Lincoln, political matters, sporting scenes, and women's rights, with caricatures of African Americans in several scenes. Thomas Worth (1834-1917) was a graphic artist and illustrator, achieving widespread popularity with his racist "Darktown" comics. Sinclair Hamilton, American Books Illustrated with Wood Engravings, 1298: "even today many are genuinely amusing.". Cloth. Good. Illus. by Worth, Thomas. Oblong 4to.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
004580
Title
PLUTARCH RESTORED: AN ANACHRONATIC METEMPSYCHOSIS ILLUSTRATING THE ILLUSTRIOUS OF GREECE AND ROME
Author
Worth, Thomas
Illustrator
Worth, Thomas
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Ward Nichols
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1862
Keywords
Caricature, Political Caricature, American Political Caricature, Political Satire, American Political Satire, Lincoln, Women's Rights, Wood Engravings
Size
Oblong 4to

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Cloth
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