Anonymous: The Penny-Worth of Wit's Garland, in Three Parts

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Anonymous : The Penny-Worth of Wit's Garland, in Three Parts

Printed for the Booksellers, Glasgow, Scotland

Circa 1840-1850. Original chapbook, once bound, with an illustration of a ship on the front, no. 19 under the publisher's information. One sheet of paper folded to make 8 pages, unopened. 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Chapbooks were an early form of popular literature, originating in the 16th century and fading out of use by the mid-19th century. They were cheaply printed booklets that "chapmen" would sell door to door or at fairs to the common people. This one contains a story in verse told in three parts: Part I - Showing how a Merchant was deluded from his Lady by a Harlot. Part II - How he sailed into a far Country. Part III - How he returned to the British shore.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

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