General Butler American Cyclops 1868 American Civil War New Orleans humor bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Civil War, Benjamin Butler, Poetry).
The American Cyclops, The Hero of New Orleans, and Spoiler of Silver Spoons, by Pasquino (J. Fairfield).
Published 1868, Baltimore by Kelly & Piet.
27 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with 11 full page engraved plates.
A parody humorous poem lampooning General Butler right after the end of the Civil War.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt pictorial cover decorations. Binding well age spotted with discoloration spotting on edges of covers and spine.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting. With 11 full page etched plates (with tissue guards), all plates clean, one plate with blank margin tear closed on reverse.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8" H x 6 1/4" W.