Fifty Years' Reminiscences of New-York, or, Flowers from the Garden of Laurie Todd: Being a Collection of Fugitive Pieces Which Appeared in the Newspapers and Periodicals of the Day, for the Last Thirty Years

New York: Daniel Fanshaw, 1845.

Price: $85.00

First edition. 12mo. 287pp. Frontispiece portrait. Brown cloth spine elaborately gilt. Owner's name ("William H. Bogart. Sept. 8, 1845. Aurora"), large but light dampstain in the text, boards bright, a very good copy. Thorburn wrote under the name Lawrie Todd, and was the inspiration for John Galt's Lawrie Todd, the first novel to use Rochester, New York, as its setting.

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Fifty Years' Reminiscences of New-York, or, Flowers from the Garden of Laurie Todd: Being a Collection of Fugitive Pieces Which Appeared in the Newspapers and Periodicals of the Day, for the Last Thirty Years. Grant THORBURN.