My dog & gun, and the roving bachelor

My dog & gun, and the roving bachelor

Boston: [Leonard Deming, c. 1829-1831]. Broadside, 9.5" x 7"; text printed in two columns, "Sold wholesale and retail, at the corner of Merchant's Row, & Market square Boston" printed in the inner margin; light foxing, old folds in 8 parts, light edgewear, good. Two poems; one of a crossdressing princess who "hunts" the farmer of her affections with dog and gun, the other a warning about how mild women become terrible once they are married. According to the American Antiquarian Society, Deming sold from the corner of Merchant's Row between 1829 and 1831. AAS only on OCLC (2 copies of a later state were also found). Item #53352

Price: $500.00

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