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1892. Near Very Good. TRAVELS AND ADVENTURE OF LITTLE BARON TRUMP AND HIS WONDERFUL DOG BULGER by Ingersoll Lockwood Author of Wonderful Deeds and Doings of Little Giant Boab and His Talking Raven Tabib, and, Little Giant Boab, The Last President, Etc. Illustrated by GEORGE WHARTON EDWARDS & CHARLES T. DILLINGHAM LEE AND SHEPARD 10 MILK STREET, BOSTON "OLD SOUTH MEETING HOUSE 1890 1890 at title page; 1889 at copyright. A rare classic original, enigmatic author, and tale. Large 7" x 8 1/2" design. Illustrated throughout with the whismical imagery of George Wharton Edwards with very insightful captions. Dark green cloth boards, dark brown embossed cover titles and design, bright gilt spine titles, moderate shelf wear, discoloration, rub. Cover design presents scene of the Little Baron in oriental garb with Bulger at his feet; gilt titles and Wonderful Bulger trotting river rocks in his mud shoes at spine. Pages very good. Brown floral patterned endpapers. Interesting antiquarian children's name, address lightly pencilled at dedication: "Arthur Whitnall, 407 Russell St., Peoria, Ill.". String-bind good; hinges reinforced. Solid, near very good rarity seldom seen in green cloth cover. From the author of Wonderful Deeds and Doings of Little Giant Boab and His Talking Raven Tabib, Baron Trump's Marvelous Underground Journey; and, finally his last novel uncannily entitled The Last President. Ingersoll Lockwood invented the fictional character Baron Trump in 1890 for a set of proto-science fiction fantasy novels about a German heir who embarks on a sequence of magnificent voyages. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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