1866 · New York
by [Locke, D.R.]
New York: J.C. Haney & Co., 1866. [12-illustrations], , 16-38, [6- publisher advts.] pp. Stitched, lacks printed wrappers. Many plates and illustrations by Mulken (Johnson, Seward, Grant, political scenes of the tumultuous year of 1866). One advertisement leaf chipped at blank margins. Else Very Good.
A satire of Johnson's disastrous 'swing around the circle' in which, attempting to rally voter support for his pro-Southern Reconstruction policies, he utterly embarrassed himself and destroyed his hopes for political survival.
FIRST EDITION. Miles 546.
(Inventory #: 30376)