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Ingersoll Lockwood
WONDERFUL DEEDS & DOINGS OF LITTLE GIANT BOAB (1891) INGERSOLL LOCKWOOD 1ST ED.
Lee and Shepard, 1893. Near Good. WONDERFUL DEEDS AND DOING OF LITTLE GIANT BOAB AND HIS TALKING RAVING TABIB BY INGERSOLL LOCKWOOD ILLUSTRATED BY CLIFTON JOHNSON LEE AND SHEPARD, PUBLISHERS 10 MILK STREET, BOSTON 1891 A rare classic original, enigmatic author, cover design, and tale. 1891 at title page; 1890 at copyright. Profusely illustrated throughout with the whismical imagery of Clifton Johnson. Brown cloth boards, dark brown embossed cover titles and design, some shelf wear, rub, discoloration. Spine titles in gilt and embossed dark brown. Cover and spine depict montage scenes of Little Giant Boab stepping from his time machine to club a wild boar while his raven soars from vortex above; Boab scales a castle wall at spine. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard: "Tabib and I listened very patiently to his lectures." Pages good; moderate discoloration to upper text block edge, author's page missing some material to corner. Small decorative antiquarian bookstore label at front endpaper: "W. B. Clarke & Co., Booksellers & Stationers, Boston". Oval stamp inside cover: "Property of Sebec Reading Room, Sebec Village, Maine". Vintage signature pencilled at endpaper: "R. G. Coburn". Light brown floral patterned endpapers. Little residue inside back cover. Bind good; hinges reinforced. Illustrated throughout with the whimsical imagery of Clifton Johnson. Near good rarity. From the author of Travels and Adventures of Little Baron Trump and His Wonderful Dog Bulger, and, Baron Trump's Marvelous Underground Journey; and, finally his last novel uncannily entitled The Last Pr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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