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APPLETONS' POPULAR LIBRARY.

THE YELLOWPLUSH PAPERS.

BY W. M. THACKERAY.

Price Fifty Cents.

Contents.

MISS SHUM'S HUSBAND.

THE AMOURS OF MR. DEUOEACE.
SKIMMINGS FROM THE DAIRY OF GEORGE IV."
FORING PARTS.

MR. DEUCEA CE AT PARIS.
MR. YELLOWPLUSH'S AJEW.

EPISTLES TO THE LITERATI.

The Yellowplush Papers, a work at the foundation of Mr. Thackeray s fame as a writer, appeared in a London edition in 1841, collected from the pages of Fraser's Magazine. An imperfect collection, long since out of print, had previously been published in Philadelphia.

It is now revived, in connection with a number of the author's miscellaneous Writings, which will appear in due succession, for its speciality of thought and character, and its exhibition of those fruitful germs of sentiment and observation which have expanded into the pictures of modern society, read throughout the world, in the pages of “Vanity Fair” “Pendennis." In its peculiar line the Yellowplush Papers have never been surpassed. The character is well preserved and unique as the spelling, which shows that there is a genius even for cacography, and a senti. ment as well as a hearty laugh in a wrong combination of letters. It is im. possible to resist the infelicity of Mr. Yellowplush. His humor, too, is a pretty serious test of the ways of the world, and profit, as well as amusement, may be got from his epistles, justifying the remark of an English critic, that “notwithstanding the bad spelling and mustard-colored un. mentionables of Mr. Yellowplush, he is fifty times more of a gentleman than most of his masters."

A STEP

FROM

THE NEW WORLD TO THE OLD,

AND

BACK AGAIN:

WITH

THOUGHTS ON THE GOOD AND EVIL IN BOTH.

BY

HENRY P. TAPPAN.

VOL. I.

NEW-YORK:
D. APPLE TON AND COMPANY,

200 BROADWAY, & 16 LITTLE BRITAIN, LONDON.

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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1852, by

HENRY P. TAPPAN,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New-York.

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