Sketch of the Life, Personal Appearance, Character and Manners of Charles S. Stratton, the Man in Miniature, Known as General Tom Thumb.

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24pp. Early reprint. Original printed wraps with ads on the verso for P.T. Barnum's American Museum. Rare in any edition. Most likely sold at Barnum's Museum as promotional advertising. The back cover shows the European heads of state being entertained by Tom Thumb in various costumes. The longer title depicts Stratton as "Nineteen Years Old, Twenty-Eight Inches High, and Weighing Only Fifteen Pounds." Corners heavily creased. The text has faint intermittent foxing. The wraps are unevenly darkened. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Title: Sketch of the Life, Personal Appearance, Character and Manners of Charles S. Stratton, the Man in Miniature, Known as General Tom Thumb.

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Categories: Americana,

Edition: Early Reprint.

Publisher: NY, Van-Norden & Amerman: 1851

Binding: Original Printed Wraps

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1281