THE BUNTLING BALL: A Graeco-American Play. Being a Political Satire on New York Society

By: [Fawcett, Edgar]

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


New York/London: Funk & Wagnalls, 1885.. 1885.. Good. - Square octavo, green cloth titled in green within gilt panel on spine & in green within gilt panel with vignettes in gilt & green down right side of front cover. The binding is rubbed & the covers are bumped with spotting to the front cover. 154 pp. & 6-page publisher's catalogue printed on heavy stock with red borders throughout. There is occasional light foxing & the page edges are slightly darkened. Full-page & textual B&W illustrations by C. D. Weldon. Good.

"Nr. 4000" handwritten in red ink on the title. Each of the first 10,000 copies was numbered thus by the publishers.

Bound in is the scarce printed pink slip offering a cash prize of $1,000 "to be paid to the person or persons who correctly guess the name of the author of The Buntling Ball." This slip is also numbered 4000, matching the number on the title page. Dust jacket present.

Title: THE BUNTLING BALL: A Graeco-American Play. Being a Political Satire on New York Society

Author Name: [Fawcett, Edgar]

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: New York/London: Funk & Wagnalls, 1885.: 1885.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2562

Keywords: AMERICANA; NEW YORK STATE; THEATER; PLAY; VERSE PLAY; SATIRE; POLITICAL SATIRE; SOCIAL SATIRE; NEW YORK CITY; EDGAR FAWCETT; ILLUSTRATIONS; C. D. WELDON.