Old Probability : Perhaps Rain - Perhaps Not - Truth iz sed to be Stranger Than Fickshun - it iz, to most Pholks

By: Billings, Josh [Henry Wheeler Shaw]

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Boards rubbed, spine toned, front hinge weak, ink note & name on front endpaper, binding shaken but intact. 1879 Hard Cover. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4. A parody of the Farmer's Almanac by a popular nineteenth century humorist. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Josh Billings was the pen name of humorist born Henry Wheeler Shaw (20 April 1818 – 14 October 1885). He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twain...

Title: Old Probability : Perhaps Rain - Perhaps Not - Truth iz sed to be Stranger Than Fickshun - it iz, to most Pholks

Author: Billings, Josh [Henry Wheeler Shaw]

Categories: American, Literature, Early Imprints, Americana,

Publisher: G.W. Carleton & Co.: 1879

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1527388

Keywords: ENTERTAINMENT HUMOR PARODY SATIRE ILLUSTRATED,