Nothing to Wear: an Episode of City Life. (From Harpers Weekly) Illustrated by Hoppin.
New York: Rudd & Carleton. 1857. Small slim 8vo, 68pp. Original blind-stamped brown cloth, some light wear. Half-title and title page printed in red. Frontispiece and eight additional plates of black and white sketch illustrations. Scattered foxing. Name stamped at front. First book edition. A satirical poem which was published anonymously in Harper's Weekly in 1857 and reprinted here in book form, satirising Flora M'Flimsey, a society lady who claimed she had nothing to wear to parties. Sabin 9663. Not in Eberstadt or Decker.
(Item Id: 5758)