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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. Illustrated books & children's books New York: George Ward Nichols, 1862. Oblong 4to, blind-stamped cloth. Extremities and corners worn, inner hinge cracked; overall a respectable copy. With 24 full p age lithographic plates with text on facing pages. Classical history mixed with contemporary satire. Hamilton 1298: Events and characters include Lincoln, African-American troops in the Civil War, Presidential nomination, other political scenes, women's rights, etc. ".burlesquing the outstanding events in the lives of the ancient great by means of introducing topically incongruous details." History of American Graphic Humor, pp. 212-214. Hamilton, American Books Illustrated with wood engravings, #1298: "even today many are genuinely amusing." Thomas Worth is well known for his racist "Darktown" caricatures of African-American life. . First and Only Edition.. Original Cloth.. Very Good. Illus. by THOMAS WORTH.. Oblong 4to.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
Plutarch Restored: An Anachronatic Metempsychosis Illustrating the Illustrious of Greece and Rome.
Author
Worth, Thomas
Illustrator
THOMAS WORTH.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First and Only Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Ward Nichols
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1862
Keywords
ILLUSTRATED BOOKS & CHILDREN'S AMERICANA CARICATURE , CARICATURE, POLITICAL, CIVIL WAR THOMAS WORTH, AFRICAN-AMERICAN INTEREST.
Size
Oblong 4to

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