1888 - FOOLS AND THEIR FOLLIES - THE BOOK OF NOODLES, Clouston - Humor Rhymes
THE BOOK OF NOODLES: STORIES OF SIMPLETONS; OR, FOOLS AND THEIR FOLLIES — By W.A. Clouston — 1st Edition / 1st Printing, 1888 — 19th Century "Joke Book", Humor
Publisher: Elliot Stock, London (1888)
In very well preserved condition. 228 pages. Olive green boards with gilt title and decorations on front and on spine. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for light shelfwear and very light spots of fading on the bottom of the spine. The pages are crisp and clean. Wonderful stories jesting at "simpletons and fools" from a 19th century humorous perspective. An earliest form of the "joke book".