Dr. Valentine's Comic Lectures, Or, Morsels of Mirth for the Melancholy: A Certain Cure for "the Blues," and All Other Serious Complaints, ...

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Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers - American wit and humor - 183 pages
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Contents

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