The Pelican Papers

The Pelican Papers

James Watson Gerard; A. Pelican, Esq.  [pseud.]

New York, F.B. Patterson, 1879

[Rare 19th century Satirical Work] Bound in publisher's red cloth.  Gilt pelican on front. 20 cm. Solid binding and cover. Minor edge stain to cover.  Green patterned end sheets. 192 pages. Clean, unmarked pages.  "Satirical papers on human frailties, entitled: Licensed throat-cutting; Tramping; Puff-balls; Firing at some old images; Blowing your own trumpet; On pretentious nomenclature; The shabby genteel; Brain scattering." Publishers Weekly, v. 16. The author James Gerard was a New York lawyer and Democratic politician.

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