Nothing to Wear: An Episode of City Life

By: William Howard Allen Butler (1825-1902)

Price: $100.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Miniature Book. 2 13/16 x 2 1/4 inches. [viii], (34) pp. Title page within a mirror shaped border printed in maroon ink, 2 Vance Gerry illustrations; text clean, un-marked. Black cloth spine, printed paper over boards, spine titled in mauve ink; binding square and tight, spine faded, minor shelf wear. LPB1019-002. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies designed and illustrated by Vance Gerry and printed by Patrick Reagh, bound by Bela Blau; SIGNED by Vance Gerry on the colophon. This humorous poem about bored women who spend a fortune of the latest fashions but can't fine anything to wear for a special occasion first appeared in Harper's Weekly, February 7, 1857. The author was a lawyer by trade, but diverted himself by writing. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 555.

Title: Nothing to Wear: An Episode of City Life

Author Name: William Howard Allen Butler (1825-1902)

Categories: Miniature Book,

Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: Fullerton, CA, Lorson's Books & Prints: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: LPB1019-002

Keywords: William Howard Allen Butler, Nothing to Wear An Episode of City Life, Miniature Book, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Vance Gerry, Patrick Reagh, Bela Blau