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The Resource A book of American prose humor : being a collection of humorous and witty tales, sketches, etc., composed by the best known American writers

A book of American prose humor : being a collection of humorous and witty tales, sketches, etc., composed by the best known American writers

Label
A book of American prose humor : being a collection of humorous and witty tales, sketches, etc.
Title
A book of American prose humor
Title remainder
being a collection of humorous and witty tales, sketches, etc.
Statement of responsibility
composed by the best known American writers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
303
Citation source
Kramer, S. Stone & Kimball & Herbert S. Stone & Co. bib., 1893-1905
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6161
LC item number
.S74 1904
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A book of American prose humor : being a collection of humorous and witty tales, sketches, etc., composed by the best known American writers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Edited by Melville E. Stone Jr. "--Kramer, p. 354
Contents
The Shakers ; A business letter / Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne) -- Oats ; Our oldest inhabitants--two of them / Josh Billings (Henry W. Shaw) -- The interviewer ; Scotty Briggs and the clergyman / Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) -- Milling in Pompeii ; All about oratory ; My mine / Bill Nye (Edgar Wilson Nye) -- Samantha at Saratoga / Josiah Allen's wife (Marietta Holley) -- Chimmie meets the Duchess ; Chimmie enters polite society / E.W. Townsend -- The genial idiot on the four hundred / John Kendrick Bangs --"Checker's" letter / Henry M. Blossom, Jr. -- The fable of the two mandolin players and the willing performer ; Claudie / George Ade -- On the French character ; On the Victorian era ; On golf / Mr. Dooley (F.P. Dunne) -- In the country / Hayden Caruth -- John Henry on butting-in ; Mr. and Mrs. Dinkelspiel discuss literary matters ; Dinkelspiel explains the Dreyfus case / George V. Hobart -- At the opera ; In love / Billie Baxter (W.J. Kountz, Jr.)
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
x, 249, [1] p.
Lccn
03031980
Note
Spec. Coll. copies 1-2 are part of a collection (Collection 1607). To page these items, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Gullans-Espey Collection of Designer Bookbindings. Items are in box 82. Olive gabardine cloth, stamped in gilt; titling and miniature comic mask ornament within small double-rule frame on front cover; top edge gilt. Gift of Charles Gullans and John Espey, 1986.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03061965
  • ucoclc3061965
Label
A book of American prose humor : being a collection of humorous and witty tales, sketches, etc., composed by the best known American writers
Publication
Note
"Edited by Melville E. Stone Jr. "--Kramer, p. 354
Contents
The Shakers ; A business letter / Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne) -- Oats ; Our oldest inhabitants--two of them / Josh Billings (Henry W. Shaw) -- The interviewer ; Scotty Briggs and the clergyman / Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) -- Milling in Pompeii ; All about oratory ; My mine / Bill Nye (Edgar Wilson Nye) -- Samantha at Saratoga / Josiah Allen's wife (Marietta Holley) -- Chimmie meets the Duchess ; Chimmie enters polite society / E.W. Townsend -- The genial idiot on the four hundred / John Kendrick Bangs --"Checker's" letter / Henry M. Blossom, Jr. -- The fable of the two mandolin players and the willing performer ; Claudie / George Ade -- On the French character ; On the Victorian era ; On golf / Mr. Dooley (F.P. Dunne) -- In the country / Hayden Caruth -- John Henry on butting-in ; Mr. and Mrs. Dinkelspiel discuss literary matters ; Dinkelspiel explains the Dreyfus case / George V. Hobart -- At the opera ; In love / Billie Baxter (W.J. Kountz, Jr.)
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
x, 249, [1] p.
Lccn
03031980
Note
Spec. Coll. copies 1-2 are part of a collection (Collection 1607). To page these items, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Gullans-Espey Collection of Designer Bookbindings. Items are in box 82. Olive gabardine cloth, stamped in gilt; titling and miniature comic mask ornament within small double-rule frame on front cover; top edge gilt. Gift of Charles Gullans and John Espey, 1986.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03061965
  • ucoclc3061965

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