New York: Carleton, 1867. Mixed editions. Hardcover. Vol. III is a first edition. With black & white comic illustrations by Mullen & J. H. Howard. Publisher's advertisements at rear of each volume. Publisher's brown (Vol. II is green) blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Minor wear to extremities; light foxing else a fine set. Item #12488
Browne (1834 –1867) was a United States humor writer, better known under his nom de plume, Artemus Ward. Humorous stories of Browne's travels in America and England, including interviews with such noted persons as Brigham Young, the Prince of Wales, Abe Lincoln, and Prince Napoleon. (Flake 924, 928. Paher 215.