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GOTHAM AND THE GOTHAMITES, A MEDLEY
New York. 1823.. lvi,93,[1]pp. 12mo. Original printed boards. Front cover detached, rear hinge tender. Spine chipped, boards lightly worn. Very minor foxing. Still very good. Untrimmed and unopened. In a half morocco and cloth case. A harsh satire of prominent New York Society members, including the Jewish diplomat Mordecai Noah. Written in the form of a long poem, the text is extensively footnoted to clarify precisely whom the author is skewering. Judah was indicted for libel after this work's publication, briefly spending time in prison before being released due to ill health. SHOEMAKER 12971. BAL 11020.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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