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SMITH, James & Horatio. The Tin Trumpet : or Heads And Tales for the wise & waggish. With Poetical Selections by the late Paul Chatfield MD. Edited Jefferson Saunders. , Whittaker 1836.

First Edition, 2 Vols, later half pebble morocco gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Engraved portrait [some foxing], slight soiling of text, Vol 2 cloth sides patchy. Very good copy. Spoof collection of amusingly offbeat remarks ethical, political & philosophical. The fictitious Chatfield's 'strange and sometimes startling notions', such as free medicine to the poor, are collected here under alphabetical heads. Horatio Smith was the novelist friend of Shelley and famously the co-author with his brother of Rejected Addresses. Sadleir 3109. Wolff 6937. (Book ref. 6062 )  £ 120.00

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