Author:Billings, Josh [Henry Wheeler Shaw]

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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]

Price: $60.00

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

Seller ID: 1527388

Condition: Good


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... View more info